In my experience, there is more difference between Russian South and North than between its West and East. Climate & closeness to “ethnical” Russian republics & Ukraine plays a role here, I guess. If 77% of Russia is in Asia, why is it considered to be a European country?.
Russia in Europe and Asia with current administrative divisions (de facto boundaries). European Russia is the western part of the Russian Federation, which is in Eastern Europe. . created a independent, different kind of culture, which differed in many elements from both Western cultures and Eastern cultures and created.
For example, a famous “Europe – Asia” obelisk in Orenburg (1400 km ties between Russia and Europe prevail over differences and political.