Eastern concepts on women's liberation are generally based upon two principles. Eastern concepts promote amity, togetherness and peaceful coexistence between the two sexes and the society. These are more compatible with nature as it works on the principle of diversity. Western concepts do exactly the opposite
In the early 20th century, a Scottish farmer was returning home. Walking past a swamp, he suddenly heard a cry for help. The farmer ran to the voice and saw a boy, who was trying to climb out of quagmire. The farmer quickly found a solid branch, cautiously approached the drowning boy and reached the branch out to him
A reader sent me articles about three or four kids, 15 year olds, who committed suicide in a few days to making selfies while the train went by, or directly by throwing themselves out the window. How is it going?, he wondered.
About Steve Jobs: Apple founder, idol of success and indicated as a model for young enterprising. Many of his employees have admitted that "working with him was a hell"; Jobs grew grasp of irrepressible anger, insulted, "de-motivated". When someone was summoned to his office, "it was like climbing to the guillotine".
Perpetrators of violence, including rapists, suffered enormous violence during their childhoods. This violence will have included a great deal of 'visible' violence, but, more importantly, it will have included a great deal of 'invisible' violence: the violence perpetrated by adults against children that is not ordinarily perceived as violent
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster still remains the largest man-made catastrophe that has ever happened on Earth. Its negative consequences for nature and humans are difficult to overestimate. The terrible disaster still echoes for mankind, even decades after the explosion at the nuclear power plant
In China, a rapist is sentenced to death penalty or castration. In Afghanistan, a victim can also become an executioner for the rapist. According to the law, if a woman is raped, she has to marry the man who raped her in order to keep her honour. More than 15% of executions in Iran are actually rape cases
Russia signed the agreement to sell Alaska and the Aleutian Islands to the USA on March 30, 1867. There are many myths associated with the sale of Alaska. Many believe that the territory was sold by Catherine II; some others believe that it was not sold, but rented for 99 years, but Brezhnev allegedly refused to take Alaska back
On the eve of the International Women's Day, the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (WCIOM) conducted a survey to find out what women Russian citizens consider to be most intelligent, beautiful and stylish. Interestingly, in response to a question about most beautiful women, almost all respondents answered with the names of their loved ones
The appearance of the new medal has excited the Russian liberal opposition and, predictably, Ukrainian Internet activists and journalists. According to them, the new medal marks Russia's desire to go back to 1937, because the face of the medal will depict the founder of the All-Russian Commission for Combating Counterrevolution, Felix Dzerzhinsky
Russia's Defence Ministry is allocating 25 million rubles to purchase 49,000 colour cloths of the state flag of the Russian Federation for the drapery of caskets. In 2017, the department plans to spend up to 6.3 billion rubles on funeral services: to maintain military burial sites, set tombstones and monuments
Great Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut, who has been living in the United States for many years, has recently sold her Olympic medals at an auction. The world-famous "Korbut flip" has turned into the mediocre "garage sale." What was the reason that made Olga Korbut sell her lifetime achievements?
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has acknowledged that the report prepared by Richard McLaren's independent commission did not contain enough evidence to establish that Russian athletes were violating anti-doping rules. Is it possible to assess the damage that Russian athletes have suffered? Can Russia hold the WADA accountable for what has...