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The Orthodox Church believes that “real men” were only in special forces. This was stated by the head of the Patriarchal Commission on family matters, protection of motherhood and childhood Archpriest Dimitry (Smirnov), reports “Interfax”.
According to him, among modern Russians is the level of manhood falls. “If you take a young man of the thirties and contemporary, and the special forces men left,” he said.
Archpriest recalled how he worked as the rector of the 9th Department of the Academy of strategic Missile forces (RVSN) and found that young Russians are weaker. “I look at the parade recrutare our go — small, puny as chickens. Thank God, then began girls to recruit — though similar to Russian soldiers”, — said the priest.
The representative of the ROC is also concerned about the refusal of many Russian men from parenting their own children. “It’s only in the movies do not throw their Russian…” he said, noting that in fact, 90 percent of Russian men don’t pay child support.
Earlier, Archpriest Dimitrii (Smirnov) said the army resort and denounced the “turning boys into girls.” He praised the parents who send their children to the army, and led a typical, in his view, the concerns of the parents: “my child, I’m breast feeding, how do I do it in the army, and there God forbid someone hurt…”.
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