A typical day in the life of a person living in Moscow - from what they eat for breakfast to how they spend their free time
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For tourists, Moscow is known for sites like the Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, and the Kremlin.
But what is it like for people who actually live in Moscow?
For the 12 million or so people who live in Russia's capital, the average day is filled with work, local cuisine, and lots of traffic.
Read on to see what a typical day in Moscow is like:
A typical breakfast in Moscow is a kolbasa sausage on rye bread with cheese.
Traffic in Moscow is notoriously bad — it's normal to commute for an hour or more to get to work each morning.
The Moscow Metro is another transportation option. But trains are extremely crowded, and stations are often inconveniently located for many residents.
In the city center, the most common jobs are restaurant and hotel staff, according to the consulting company Awara.
Children go to school from September to May. A typical school day runs from around 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A typical school field trip might be to Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, which houses more than 100,000 works.
On the streets of Moscow, hawkers sell their goods.
A typical lunch might include kotlety — meatballs made from minced pork, beef, or chicken — and mashed potatoes.
But plenty of Muscovites eat fast food from national chains like Teremok, which specializes in pancakes and competes against western classics like McDonald's and Subway.
Kompot is the beverage of choice during the day. It's a sweet, syrupy drink made from fruits like strawberries or sour cherries.
After work, it's another round of interminable traffic.
In their free time, Muscovites love to go shopping.
There's also outdoor ice skating at Gorgy Park, if the weather permits.
Soccer is the most popular spectator sport in Russia. Spartak FC is one of several teams in Moscow with scores of devoted fans.
A common dinner in Moscow is beef stroganoff with fried potatoes.
There's no better way to cap off your night than with a glass of the most popular drink in Russia: vodka