Half of all Russians (50%) are convinced that in the next four years, Russia's prestige in the world will grow. According to a survey conducted by the foundation Public Opinion, based on the responses of 1,500 on March 20, 2004, a mere 5% said they were convinced of the contrary.
In addition, 49% said that life in the country would change for the better. The economic situation was also a cause for optimism for many, with 47% said that it would improve in the next four years, 28% said they hoped that it would at the very least remain the same, while 10% predicated a deterioration.
In his presentation, Heine cited some scientific research that classifies pedophilia as "an immutable sexual orientation".
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary