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Over the last three years the number of stalls in major Russian cities grew by almost a third, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the data service 2GIS.
Most impressive dynamics was demonstrated in Volgograd, where the number of kiosks has increased by 76 percent. On the second and third places in Voronezh, and Yekaterinburg — the increase amounted to 48 and 47 percent, respectively.
The least noticeable increase in Moscow (19 percent), Perm (16%), St. Petersburg (13%) and Omsk (10 percent). Interviewed by the newspaper experts attribute the lag of Moscow and St. Petersburg with the changed regulations for placing non-stationary trade objects. In Perm, the authorities also actively dealing with stalls.
It is noted that the specialization of non-stationary trading varies from city to city. For example, in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Chelyabinsk and Ufa were the kiosks selling press, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-don, Volgograd and Voronezh most of all stalls with fast food.
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