The other extreme, much more common among our compatriots (and what can you do — life is like this) – the pursuit of what is cheaper. Here, perhaps, it is not necessary to gloat-our valiant rulers and leaders as plunged the country into poverty in the seventeenth year, so there and left, and who tried to surface-diligently drowned… Well, never mind, not about politics. This is because the way of thinking of post-Soviet people is how to save something. But at the same time-to convince everyone, including yourself, that we really live rich and on a Grand scale.
In relation to the situation: a post-Soviet person has a tendency to buy all sorts of… things “on occasion”, on the market stalls, in railway kiosks and in the cobwebby corners of grocery stores. Continue reading