As Russian troops dig in for what promises to be a prolonged conflict in the rebel republic of Chechnya , the pictures shown on hourly news bulletins of cheerful young conscripts gathered at the front are depressingly familiar to Russian viewers. With defence experts warning that as few as one in 10 soldiers is properly trained for combat, those who have relatives serving in Chechnya watch events with a growing sense of dread. The memory of the 6, Russian soldiers, most of them conscripts, who died in the last war with Chechnya remains fresh. Some have taken matters into their own hands. Last week, a group of four mothers whose conscript sons had been dispatched to Chechnya set off to the war zone - in the face of extreme danger - to try to persuade their commanders to let them come home. Their trip was organised by the Soldiers' Mothers Committee, one of the most powerful symbols of public opposition to war in Chechnya.
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Snokhachestvo - Wikipedia
Moms are always right. Because they said so. That was the way it was for me growing up. This got me thinking that certainly, not all moms in all countries could be always right all of the time. This wild theory, if true, would mean, dare I say it, that some moms are sometimes wrong. I decided to ask a few of my Russian friends about what kind of things their moms said.
Russian mothers go into battle
This channel is about real Russian moms and real Russia. We will tell you about our lives, we will share our experience with you and hope for some feedback as well. Russian moms. Jang-ho accepts this and meets Olga. He is surprised to see a young and beautiful woman standing before him.
With a view to attracting additional workers to the household, marriages in rural Russia were frequently contracted when the groom was six or seven years old. During her husband's minority, the bride often had to tolerate advances of her assertive father-in-law. For example, in the middle of the 19th century in Tambov Governorate year old boys were often married to year old girls. The boys' fathers used to arrange such marriages to take advantage of their sons' lack of experience. Snokhachestvo entailed conflicts in the family and put moral pressure on the mother-in-law, who usually treated her son's wife as a rival for her own husband's affections.