Cost of living in Smolensk (Russia) is 8% cheaper than in Alor Star (Malaysia)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 37 prices entered by 5 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require RM3,400 in Alor Star you would need to make just about RM3,127 (руб 49,721) in Smolensk.