Russia’s Consumer Price Index is quite low at 57.50. Basic food items are quite cheap averaging between $1 and $2 for milk and bread while items sold by the pound are more. A meal for two at an average restaurant is about $65. Transport costs are quite cheap with monthly pass for local public transport just under $30 while the monthly cost for utilities is about $110. Clothing is more expensive with a pair of Nike shoes costing $170. Renting is less expensive than the US. A 3 bedroom apartment can be rented for around $1800 in the city and a bit less than $1200 outside the city.