"Nashi", meaning "Ours" - is youth movement run by Vladimir Putin's Kremlin that has become a central part of Russian political life.
Nashi's annual camp, 200 miles outside Moscow, is attended by 10,000 uniformed youngsters and involves two weeks of lectures and physical fitness.
Attendance is monitored via compulsory electronic badges and anyone who misses three events is expelled. So are drinkers; alcohol is banned. But sex is encouraged, and condoms are nowhere on sale.
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-According to the article, Russia is running these camps in an attempt to boost the low birth rates to make Russia strong. Do you think this is the "best" way to accomplish this goal?
-Would you procreate for the state?
-Mass weddings are conducted at these events, but apparently are not prerequisites for "furthering the nation". What are your thoughts on these mass weddings in light of your view of marriage?
-Will the child really help boost the nation if the child winds up in an orphanage or is adopted by longing American's?
-What are your thoughts on these "events"?