Well, Saint Petersburg is considered the more cultural capital, [but] I'd say it’s a very similar life. I mean, it's two big capitals. I went to Saint Petersburg [a] couple years ago and I did have this feeling a little bit that it's...Moscow is more hectic. Saint Petersburg is more beautiful. It has canals, lots of museums.... I don't even know if somebody who doesn't live in Russia would be able to tell the difference.
A Russian culture expert talks about Moscow and Saint Petersburg.