Instead of buying a nice cell phone and using it as your primary communication device, ask friends for an old used one, buy a pre-paid scratch card and use the phone only to receive calls and write text messages, spending -5 per month.Make it a kind of game to see how little you can spend and still get by.For convenience we'll describe different categories of expats and their typical monthly expense profiles.These are not exhaustive; for instance, homeowners are not included here, and it is assumed that the expats are renting apartments.This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server.Even though the cost of transit has "skyrocketed" to 20 cents per ride, the Kiev metro remains a pretty darn good deal!You can buy a month pass for and a half-month pass for and ride all you want, anywhere in town.
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Choice of roommate/s is very important; if you choose wisely, it'll be a lot more enjoyable than living alone, but if you choose poorly, you'll wish you had rented alone despite the higher cost.
If you have a wife/girlfriend/close friend, consider sharing a room for even greater savings, reducing costs to about 0 per person per month in a multi-room Soviet-style apartment.
Also, expenses are given for Kiev as of January 2010, for one person, and may be 20-40% lower in other large cities of Ukraine.