In Russia can you feel safe walking down the street, traveling on the Metro or having a drink in a bar if you are a single woman or single man? And can you expect that the reputations of your colleagues and bosses will prove more important to them than the temptation to indulge in a daily dose of racy banter? Most Russians have only recently heard the word "harassment" for the first time, but they have long experienced the phenomenon at close quarters. There are numerous reasons behind it.
An article in the Russian Army’s official magazine about ‘super soldiers’ fueled fierce debate during the Soviet Union – the author claimed that the military was training its men to read minds. But is there any truth in the claims?
Nobody among the residents of Bexleyheath, south-east London, could ever have imagined that their nice neighbor - the charming old lady Melita Norwood - was in fact one of the most important Soviet spies in Great Britain.