The 2010 census recorded depopulation of
medium and smaller cities. Russia
The population has grown in cities placed in areas with mineral resources; Khanty-Mansiysk - oil deposits (47%),
nickel deposits (30%),
- diamonds (28%). Yakutsk
Nothing can stop Moscow and St. Petersburg from constant growth. The Russian government decided to increase the Moscow's territory by 2.4 times. Here you will find Map of Moscow boundary expansion.