The question of who lives at the expense of whom in the EU and who owes whom, migrants to the local population, or vice versa, is the most discussed in Europe. The issue is not foreign to the UK that has been promoting its policy of multiculturalism for many years. Pravda.Ru talked to experts to find out whether this policy was advantageous
Are you planning on joining the ranks of expats living in Russia? Then you are surely interested in the average cost of living you will face during your expat life in the Russian Federation. For your convenience, we have summed up the most important budget items and costs you will need to factor into your planning
Russia currently holds the sad first place in Europe in terms of the number of smoking citizens. 60.2 % of men and 21.7 % of Russian women are smokers. Cigarette consumption in Russia is at the level of 2,768 cigarettes per person a year. Every year, 300,000 Russians die from the diseases caused by consequences of smoking
This story took place 40 years ago, in the beginning of November 1973. Four students of an automotive technical school, dreaming of a beautiful life in the United States, wielding hunting rifles and knives, attempted to hijack a Yak-40 passenger plane. The hijacking was averted, and a common police lieutenant, Alexander Popryadukhin, became a Hero...
Dutch authorities have officially declared that their country was ready to accept all Russian gays and lesbians who are allegedly suffering at home. All of them were promised political refugees the status. However, many observers believe that Amsterdam needs to slow down with such initiatives as they will not do the country any good
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld does not shy away from publicly expressing his opinion without regard for political correctness. The 80-year-old king of fashion who once called a plump American singer Beth Ditto his muse, mildly put, is not a fan of overweight women. He offended all full-bodied French women on French television talk show
A detail of clothing, known as codpiece, has its own very rich history. The first codpiece appeared on the armor of knights of the Middle Ages. It was only many years later, in the era of the Renaissance, when people began using it for "peaceful purposes." The word 'codpiece' originates from Middle English 'cod' that means 'scrotum.'
The victims include skilled and unskilled workers of different religion and nationality, mainly from Asia. Christians, Hindus, Muslims, from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia. Young adults leaving their home countries to look for a better future abroad; men and women often with children to support back home
The Olympic flame that continues its glorious journey across the world's largest country, has visited the North Pole for the first time in history and helped the participants of the relay set several records. On top of the planet, the flame arrived on board the nuclear icebreaker "50 Years of Victory" that set two historic records at once
In Brazil, Maulori Cabral, Professor at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), confirmed that women's handbags have more microbes than those that exist in most toilets, as is pointed out by the UK market research company Initial Washroom Hygiene which specializes in cleaning public toilets.
Television is filled with utterly stupid reality shows, primitive soap operas, or completely unscientific nonsense - endless stories about aliens, psychics, dwarfs and giants. expensive epic films that they release in Russia one after another can never match the psychological depth of many Soviet motion pictures
It is believed that the wave of immigrants has flooded Moscow because of low birth rates in Russia. However, Moscow is a Russian city. According to the census of the population of the capital since 1926, the percentage of the Russians has always prevailed. To date, it is 91.65 percent followed by Ukrainians that account for 1.42 percent
The recent unrest in Moscow rekindled interest in the topic of ethnic neighborhoods in Russian cities. These neighborhoods are politically incorrectly called "ghetto." in France, Paris pronounced the establishment of a Roma settlement in the 16th district. Should Russia look closely at these attempts?