Cost of living in Smolensk (Russia) is about the same as in Zapopan (Mexico)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 401 prices entered by 26 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require Mex$ 43,000 in Zapopan you would need to make just about Mex$ 41,537 (руб 126,409) in Smolensk.