Dating russian young women
Then Russia opened to the world, and suddenly with the magic of the Internet, a miracle occurred: the image of the Russian woman in the world changed from an overweight babushka to a cosmopolitan supermodel.
The propaganda game continues, but the aim has become economical, not necessarily political.
As everyone was working it was very difficult to find someone to care for the children.
Even if parents found a babysitter, they did not have the means to pay for childcare. From the age of 2 to 4 years old, the majority of children were cared for at these nurseries.
The image of Russian women in the media from the time of the Cold War to the 1970s was unflattering: not feminine enough, not very beautiful, overweight, difficult, sad etc .. in contrast with the image of the American woman: sexy, slim, beautiful, friendly, maternal.
These portrayals were primarily a matter of political propaganda and in no way reflected any reality.
At 18, the last step was to become a member of the Communist Party and receive a "Communist Party card,” a real certificate entitling the holder to many advantages.
Joining the Communist Party was not mandatory but "advised.” Many people who joined the party did not believe at all in communism.
Parents left them the keys of the apartment so they could go in and out as they wanted.
Each child was part of a political organization for young children called Octyarbryenok (children of the October Revolution).