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In the state Duma speculate on the status of women and reminded the Russians of their responsibility to the state. The corresponding statement was made by the Chairwoman of the Committee of the lower house of Parliament on issues of family, women and children Tamara Pletneva, commenting on the Rosstat data on the reduction of officially registered marriages in an interview with radio station “Moscow speaking”.
“On the contrary, increasing the number of registered marriages, because [women] understand that the protection of children. This is the status of women in the first place. Is to protect the child in case of divorce, alimony. This is our tradition, in the end. What kind of cohabitation?! I would like to have a marriage registered and to remember about their responsibility before the state and their children,” said Pletnev.
Earlier Wednesday it was reported that the number of registered marriages from January to June 2019 in Russia decreased by 46 thousand compared to the same period of the previous year.
It was noted that the number of divorces also decreased they decreased by 21.8 percent compared to the same period last year. Specialists of the Federal state statistics service said that most marriages are made in two regions — the Republic of Tyva and Ingushetia. There are a number of newlyweds increased by 2.7 and 2.6 percent, respectively. The most number of registered marriages has decreased in the Chukotka region — 23 percent.
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