Also many of the jobs that are available are in the extraction of commodities.
This means that the men tend to have to work dirty, difficult and dangerous jobs which they are poorly paid for.
It was a part of the Soviet Union for 200 years before it became an independent nation in 1991.
The country has grown steadily over the years exporting commodities such as gas, cotton, and gold, but its political system is almost a dictatorship, and it doesn’t stand at the top of the ladder with its human rights record.
This is a translation of the article which originally appeared on Live Journal website. [Update 29 August, 2012: This post continues to be controversial and attract comments, even five years later. ] So, imagine there is a charming young lady, physiologically ready for “exploits”. There is basically following: “No sex before marriage, because it is not permitted?
Located in Central Asia, it is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic, comprising twelve provinces, one autonomous republic and a capital city.
Let’s suppose that the lady somehow followed the path of sin and vice and lost her virginity.
If she had intimacy with the one who will marry her (either because of true love or because of threats), then at the first wedding night (in fact, the second) her fiancé would cut, most probably, his finger to get some blood mixed with saliva and spread that on bed-sheet presented to all next day.
There is no doubt, though, that after decades of Russian rule that the people might be mistakenly identified as Russians.
It is true that the people of all these breakaway nations are trying to re-ignite their original customs, cultures, and traditions.