St. Petersburg is the administrative center of the North- West Federal District. It was founded in 1703 by Peter I. In the period from 1712 to 1918 it was the capital of the Russian Empire.

Northern Capital today enjoys almost all varieties of public transport. Here there are trolleybuses and buses and trams, and an extensive network of subway. The fare on the first 3 of them is 21 rubles ($ 0.6). The fare for 1 badge in Petersburg metro is 25 rubles ($ 0.75). All children up to 8 years, admission is free.

The minimum fare for travel in St. Petersburg is 350 rubles ($ 10). To ride from one end of the city to the other you will have to pay about 400 Russian rubles ($ 12).

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Water supply of the northern capital is carried from the Neva River. More than 96 % of water is taken from the river, which subsequently is processed using 5 waterworks. This city became the first metropolis in the world, which processes all drinking water using ultraviolet, while refusing the use of liquid chlorine. Up to 2010, 93% wastewater was purified. By 2015, this figure should be increased to 98%. Also 8 CHP are located on the territory of St. Petersburg. The cost of utilities in this city is relatively higher than in many other regions, however, are much lower than in Moscow.

Yekaterinburg is the administrative center of Sverdlovsk region, as well as the fourth city by population in the Russian Federation. The city was founded in 1723. In the period from 1924 to 1991 it was called Sverdlovsk.

There are almost all kinds of public transport in Yekaterinburg. Trams play a leading role. Also here there is the subway, including one branch and 9 stations. This city is annually visited by many tourists. Largely this is due to it there was the recent increase in the cost of public transport. Now to ride onto any of kinds of transport you will have to pay 23 rubles ($ 0.7). However, for each owner E- card, the fare for public transport is only 18 rubles ($ 0.55).

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This city is the third largest transportation hub in the Russian Federation. There are 7 main rail lines and 6 federal highways. In addition, there is a major international airport.

Nizhny Novgorod is the largest city in the Volga Federal District, as well as the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod region. In the period from 1932 to 1990 it was called Gorky. Oka River divides the city into upper and lower parts.

The fares on public transport in Nizhny Novgorod are one of the lowest in Russia. One trip on the bus costs 14 rubles ($ 0.40). As for the cost to travel on the subway, trolleybuses, trams and trains, it costs even less – only 11 rubles ($ 0.35).

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To date, this city is a major transportation hub. Here, in addition to the train station there is also a river station. Due to the presence of several berths, the city is able to provide a large volume of cargo transportation.

Samara is the administrative center of Samara Oblast. The city is situated on the right bank of the Volga River at the confluence with Samara River. Samara was founded in 1586. In the period from 1935 to 1991, it was named Kuibyshev.

At present, there are almost all kinds of urban public transport. At the same time the fare is different for them. Those who have a special transport card will have to pay 15 rubles ($ 0.45). If not, you'll have to fork out for 18 rubles ($ 0.55). Particularly underground plays very important role for people.

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As you know, this city, like many others, will take the World Cup in 2018. In connection with this event the authorities are going to buy 270 low-floor buses. In addition, 137 modern tramcars will be also purchased with low floor.

Kazan is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. It was founded in 1005 on the left bank of the Volga at the confluence with Kazanka River.

Municipal transport presents in Kazan virtually all its varieties. There are buses, trolley buses, trams and subway as well. The most expensive public transport is the bus. To ride onto bus you will have to pay 19 rubles ($ 0.6). The cheapest ride is by tram. You will have to pay 15 rubles ($ 0.45). Trolley bus and subway here occupy an intermediate position and the cost per trip on them is 16 rubles ($ 0.5). There are slightly lower rates for those passengers who have electronic (50 trips) or an unlimited travel ticket. For them, the bus ride will cost 15 rubles ($ 0.45), subway and trolley 12 rubles ($ 0.35), and a tram to 10 rubles ($ 0.30).

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Intercity transport, as well as freight transport is carried out through various means of transport. First of all it is worth noting the international airport "Kazan". Besides, the railway stations called "Glavny" (Main) and "Transitny" (Transit) are important to the city. Bus stations "Yuzhny" (South) and "Centralny" (Central) are also important for the transportation of passengers. In addition, there are river station and the port.

For two and a half centuries, St. Petersburg has developed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Remarkable architectural ensembles enjoy an excellent reputation, as well as numerous works of architecture, landscape art, bridges and granite embankments, outstanding engineering structures, monuments and works of sculpture, which is so rich in St. Petersburg and its suburbs - Peterhof, Pushkin, Pavlovsk, Gatchina, Lomonosov. Unlike many other great European cities, St. Petersburg is a vast complex related to a specific system of architectural ensembles - squares, streets, promenades and parks. Since its founding, the city developed as the new capital and new sea port coming into the world arena largest state, and that determined its rapid growth and created large ensembles in it.

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