In any case, parents always have a right to leave work for the term specified by law. In wealthy families, an apartment may become a wedding gift from relatives. A marriage becomes official when the couple receives a wedding certificate in the Civil Registry Office ZAGS and gets married in a civil ceremony. The children may stay with either their mother or father but it's more common for mothers to keep bringing them up. The birth of children means that one of the spouses will be forced to temporarily leave work.
Catalina. Age: 27.
Young couples rarely have an opportunity to buy their own apartment or a house.
Kimberly. Age: 22.
Russian Family Fun Sunday
Civil unions have been gaining popularity in Russia lately. Such views on life preserved in Russia until the end of the twentieth century when marriages at the age of were still common. Copyright MasterRussian. It's been always a norm for grandparents, their children and grandchildren to live together as a family in one house.