Is Saint Petersburg a Primate City?—And the Demographic “Tale of Two C...

Jun 13, 2015 by

In the previous two posts (see here and here), I have discussed the concept of “primate city” and particularly how it applies to Russia, where two of the country’s largest cities, Moscow and Saint Petersburg, are traditionally...

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The Tale of Two Cities—and the Journey between Them

Jun 12, 2015 by

[This post was originally published in November 2013] My previous post considered Moscow and Saint Petersburg to be Russia’s twin primate cities. The special role of these two cities is further highlighted by a consideration of the...

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