Monthly expenses in Russia: 150 US$ - 200 US$ for a moderate living, like preparing food at home. Prices are a little higher in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Eat, drink, and dine in the café is a little bit expensive: from 250 US$ to 300 US$ +
Public transport: Metro ticket costs from 24 $ to 36 $ per month. Tickets for buses, trams and trolley buses cost between $ 0.5 to 0.9 per trip, regardless of the length of the route.
Excursions: From Moscow, you can ride to the nearest city of the Golden Ring for one day. This trip will cost you $ 15 or $ 20. Train ticket if you are going to travel to within Russia, is inexpensive (accommodation seats tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg cost about $ 15 to 20 $).
Clothing: Worth buying winter clothes (hat, scarf, coat, shoes) in Russia. It is cheaper than in the West, and is better suited for the Russian climate.
If you want to make international calls, we propose to use calling cards with the best rates: 20-dollar card allows you to make 2-hour calls to Europe and America. All local calls are free.