Source Pravda.Ru

Government Staffers Eat 900 Pancakes on Shrove-Tide's First Day

The government house has embarked on the celebration of the Shrove-tide like the rest of the country. For the time being, the fete has been confined to cafes where the government staff is threatened with gaining weight while eating up various types of pancakes with butter, honey, strawberry, salmon and caviar.

"These "bliny" for the government have been cooked thick and light-the best samples of pancakes because those that are thin are not really for Shrove-tide," said Zoya Romanova of the government catering team.

The pancakes were in great demand today and those 300 helpings that had been initially planned to cook every day, each containing three 150-gram pancakes, have proved to be not enough for an average of 1000 people catered to daily in the government residence canteens.

Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, too, revels in pancakes. All preceding years on Shrove-tide he ate them not only for lunch, but for dinner as well.

Next week when Srove-tide will give way to the Great Fast, the government catering outlets will place lenten fares on their menus. Vegetables, groats and mushrooms enjoy success even with those who do not keep the fast.

When the bill was submitted to Congress on August 2, the reason for imposing the new sanctions on Russia was based on Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election in 2016, but then something clicked

US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?

The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America

Turkey desperately tries to rescue its national currency as it falls to all-time lows
Comments
Russia to build major naval base on the coast of Caspian Sea
Russia to build major naval base on the coast of Caspian Sea
Russia to build major naval base on the coast of Caspian Sea
Russia's pension reform to split Putin's majority in Navalny's favor
Russia's pension reform to split Putin's majority in Navalny's favor
US-Russian confrontation: War is peace, freedom is slavery
Russians tired of Putin's foreign policy
Russian government prepares to get rid of US dollar in economy
Russian government prepares to get rid of US dollar in economy
Russian government prepares to get rid of US dollar in economy
Russian government prepares to get rid of US dollar in economy
Russian government prepares to get rid of US dollar in economy
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
Russia to build major naval base on the coast of Caspian Sea
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?
Russia to build major naval base on the coast of Caspian Sea
US sanctions to kill Russian banks and sovereign debt?