Which Russian dating sites are the best?

Usually by Russian dating sites people mean online services that list profiles of women from the former Soviet Union. Typically, even the websites themselves promote women from ex-USSR as “Russian”, while in reality probably half of them are from Ukraine and other countries. So, for the purposes of this review it will be a collective…

In Ukraine 10 workers support 9 pensioners

In Ukraine, 10 workers support 9 pensioners. The pension deficit in the country is growing. It has already reached 145 billion hryvnia ($5.4 billion US dollars). Pension deficit in Ukraine In 2016, the Ukrainian government made a controversial decision to reduce the unified social tax (UST) almost two-fold. This tax, among other purposes, funds retirement benefits.…

Payback for Jamala’s win? Wheelchair bound singer Julia Samoylova is Russia’s pick for Eurovision 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine

Russia selected Julia Samoylova, a wheelchair bound singer, to represent the country at Eurovision 2017 contest in Kiev, Ukraine. In the video on the competition’s website, Samoylova performs a love song titled Flame Is Burning. The festival is scheduled for May 9-13. However, the lovely girl with a beautiful voice may not have a chance to fulfil…

Belarus suspends the tax on unemployed

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko (Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko) announced that the infamous tax on unemployed will be suspended for one year. The payments will not be collected for the tax year of 2017. What happened? What made Alexander Lukashenko suspend the tax on unemployed? Under the infamous “tax on unemployed” in Belarus able-bodied residents who are…

Did Internet replace sex?

Despite the fact that nowadays the topic of sex is less restricted than it was 30 years ago, people are not having more of it. Quite the opposite, studies show that young Americans make love less frequently than their parents did. Is the Internet to blame? Statistics 1995-2014: Americans are having less sex today than in 20 century…