Tag: culture wars

‘Russians! Don’t Call Your Children Elektrifikatsia – or Viagra!’

November 11, 2014

Staunton, November 10 – Some members of the Russian Duma want to take a step that even the Soviet government never did: they want to prevent the residents of the Russian Federation from giving their children names that someone in authority deems “ahistorical” or “inappropriate.” Thirty years ago, the author of the standard five-volume dictionary […]