Cost of living in Sochi (Russia) is 37% more expensive than in Almaty (Kazakhstan)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 456 prices entered by 48 different people.
For example, you would need at least 737,915 KZT (руб 131,556) in Sochi to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 539,000 KZT in Almaty.