07, 2013 november
For hundreds of years, it is often typical for males in Russia’s southern areas to kidnap the girl they wish to marry, a ritual referred to as “bride stealing. ” And despite amounting to a major felony, the area customized remains commonly tolerated.
That stress between Russian law and tradition that is local on display on Russia’s nationwide Unity Day, if the Kremlin-appointed leader regarding the region of Ingushetia called on their small, mountainous republic “to protect its historic traditions and social values. Continue reading “Russia’s bride thieves. Simon Shuster”