One well-known philosopher of the past reportedly said once that the main measure of riches of a society is spare time. How are Russians rich today proceeding from this classical definition? Russian sociologists have tried to clear up this question.
From youth Anna Akhmatova called her heart “holey”. And the circumstances were such that her whole life long she had indeed to “fill in holes” with coarse threads of personal will. For this woman, who enhanced the poetic glory of Russia, the cup of suffering was prepared that seems to be able to break anyone. But Akhmatova had one answer to all thrusts of the Destiny – the invariably majestic head. Her soul wept only, in verse.
Within the framework of the International Day for Tolerance, the awarding of the 2009 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for advocacy of tolerance and non-violence ideas took place on November 16 at UNESCO Headquarters.