The Russians gradually lose interest in marriage and family. Recent opinion polls conducted in the Krasnoyarsk region showed that 72 of each 100 marriages end with divorce. Demographers say that family as a social unit became irrational because of the financial crisis. Psychologists explain the current trend with the development of new culture and substitution of notions. It is not ruled out that the institute of marriage will vanish in the near future....As long as I'm reading Pravda...
What makes Russians live in loneliness? Every specialist would have their own opinion regarding the subject and all of them would be right in their own way.
"Pregnancy: Mystical Condition Full of Superstitions."
It was believed that by denying a pregnant woman’s request, people incurred all kinds of misfortune. If a pregnant stranger knocked at someone's door, she had to be let in, fed and given overnight shelter. You could not raise voice at or scold a pregnant woman."Hellish hairy sea monster cast ashore." (Oh, now I may have to skip dinner.)
"Belka and Strelka: 50th Anniversary of Space Dogs Flight."
Russia on Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of the space flight of two dogs who became the first living creatures to circle the Earth and come back alive.How many came back dead?
"Cat crosses Siberia to find its home."
"Bush's Legs Strike Back." What?!
American chicken legs, widely known in Russia as Bush's legs...???!!!!