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According to FOM, 69% of Russians have never gone on vacation abroad, 30% - even outside their native region. Sochi and the resorts of Krasnodar Krai are the most popular destinations of domestic tourism - 33%, Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Crimea - 19%, the cities of the Volga region (Nizhny Novgorod, Cheboksary, Kazan, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan) - 14%. New climate norms have been introduced in Russia, calculated on the basis of average temperatures in 1991-2020 (instead of 1961-1990). In Moscow, for example, the norm for July increased by 1.5 degrees Celsius. Because of this Russian meteorologists will use the term "abnormally warm weather" much less frequently now. In May 2022, according to Rosstat, 3.7 thousand cars were produced in Russia, which is 96.7% less than in May 2021 (112.2 thousand). Production of trucks decreased by about 40%, from 12.5 to 7.6 thousand. May 2022 in central Russia is the coldest in the last 20 years, the average temperature is +10.7 degrees Celsius (against the norm of +13.6). The opposite picture is observed in Siberia. The temperature in some regions is above +30 degrees Celsius. This is one of the consequences of climatic changes. In Q1 2022, trade between Russia and China reached $38.17 billion, up 28.7% over Q1 2021. Exports of Chinese products - +25.9% year-on-year, shipments from Russia - +31%. In 2021, the volume of trade between Russia and China increased by 35.2% and amounted to $140.705 billion. More notes from Russia »
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As of August 2022, it is about 270,000 Rubles. Most working people in Moscow earn in the range of about 50,000-70,000 Rubles per month. So this sum will be enough to live in this city, rent an apartment not far from the center.

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