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Moscow on the cheap
Moscow on the cheap

Boasting posh restaurants, luxury boutiques and a flock of millionaires who indulge in them, Moscow is considered one of the most expensive cities on the planet. Just take a walk through the rows of tinted Range Rovers and Bentleys parked behind the Bolshoi Theatre and you'll understand why this is the city that hosts the conspicuously named Millionaire Fair. Yet behind this facade live most of Moscow's 10.5 million inhabitants -- the IKEA-shopping, subway-traveling middle-class residents who like indie theaters and smoky, underground cafes. As a proud member of this class and a former resident of the Russian capital, on a recent trip back to the motherland I set my entertainment...

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