2nd one would be St. Petersburg
and the 3rd one is 1567 pages flame thread http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=496596
Generally, 4 cities competing. E-burg, Kazan, N. Novgorod and Novosibirsk + Tyumen (very high standards of life due to being oil region).
And a couple of crazy ones saying Krasnoyarsk is No. 1
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