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There are 14 item(s) tagged with the keyword "social issues".

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1. Cussing Stats

New research uncovers Russians' attitudes towards swearing.

Tags: social issues, study, statistics, language
2. A Blog for Babushka

A recent survey of the elderly finds that one-fifth of pensioners hope to supplement their income with a blog.

Tags: social media, social issues, elderly, pensions, Internet
3. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
4. Pay with your Face

The Moscow Metro plans to allow passengers to pay with Face ID.

Tags: money, Moscow, metro, social issues
5. Bovines, Berries, and Bros

This week, Lada outdoes itself; emergency services fall short; and cows (and men) finally get the appreciation they're due.

Tags: Moscow, food, social issues, cars, village life, farming, agriculture, Siberia
6. More than Early Birds and Night Owls

Scientists at the RUDN Institute of Medicine have determined more prototypes than just being an early bird or a night owl.

Tags: social issues, medicine
7. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
8. Smile, or Else

Who says Russians are cold and inscrutable? Kamchatka's new "Ministry of Happiness" seeks to spread joy and wellbeing.

Tags: social issues, government, Kamchatka, health
9. Russia's Smallest Ethnic Group

The smallest ethnos in the Russian Federation is an Avar sub-culture in the Caucasus.

Tags: social issues, sociology, native culture, native peoples, culture
10. Pushups for the Poor

Russian lawmakers seek to boost the economy – and citizens' heart rates – by providing vouchers for workout classes.

Tags: coronavirus, laws, government, social issues, sports, health

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