When I was a young boy growing up in Idaho, it was common to read and hear about popular trends that had emerged from California. We always felt that we were a few years behind, but eventually, what was cool and fashionable in the Golden state made its way to the Mountain state and into America’s heartland.
In Russia, trends tend to emerge from Moscow. Over the past few years, Moscow has undergone a major transformation. Moscow City popped up into the stratosphere, transforming the old Soviet capital into one of the world’s most modern and technologically advanced cities on the planet. Lest their be any fears that the city is losing its heart in favor of becoming an urban megalith that puts business interests in front of quality of life, rest easy. The city has set aside 15% of its budget to develop parks, gorgeous, traffic-free promenades and other major beautification projects.
Read on and learn about how what started in Moscow is about to extend to the rest of the country.