Russian Province Announces Its Ditching Valentine's Day
Feb 11, 2011 11:43
Think that countries such as Iran and Malaysia are the only ones not feeling the love for Valentine's Day? Think again. Authorities in the Russian province of Belgorod have announced that the day is less about love and more of a threat to "spiritual security," claiming that the holiday encourages promiscuity. Is it just us, or have we all heard these excuses before?
A spokesman for the Governor of Belgorod said that Valentine's Day promotes "amorousness rather than love" and added that "it's designed to swell the emotions, and you know what kind of teenage liaisons happen then." As a result, they're encouraging schools, businesses and nightclubs to
abstain from promoting this predominantly Western holiday.
At this rate, the only place to celebrate V-day will be to stay at home...
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