What Women Want: Five Russian family portraits

The average lifespan for a Russian woman is 73, while that number stands at 60 for the average Russian man. Currently, one in eight Russian citizens — 12.8 per cent — is aged 65 or older. In this age group, there are more than two women for every man.

The average lifespan for a Russian woman is 73, while that number stands at 60 for the average Russian man. Currently, one in eight Russian citizens — 12.8 per cent — is aged 65 or older. In this age group, there are more than two women for every man.

Olga Lakhtyuk / Troyka Union
Photographer Olga Lakhtyuk wanted to find out more about the regular people in Russia and thus set off to her hometown of Kolomna.
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