Until the coronation of Peter I the Great , the court of Muscovy was known for its sartorial splendor and the isolation in which it developed. Russians had inherited a religious and sumptuary legacy from Byzantium, and so the clothes of the Russian court were still the rich silks of the east; long robes heavily embroidered and sewn with pearls and precious gems. These caftans robes and Sarafans over robes would have been at home in Beijing, Constantinople, Samarkand, or any of the legendary cities along the Silk Route. Russian dress had remained largely unchanged from the 10th century until the 17th.
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In , there were just The gender ratio in Russia is currently By contrast, the ratio in the U. The U. Historically, there have been about boys born for every girls, and this leads to more males than females in younger age groups. At the same time, women have lower premature mortality rates than men and tend to live longer, leading to a higher number of older females than older males.
Earlier, year-old Natalya Baksheyeva was found guilty of incitement to murder and dismemberment of a person. The prosecutor in the case had sought a year prison sentence for her. Baksheyeva was accused of urging her husband, year-old Dmitry Baksheyev, to kill a woman after an argument at the couple's home in September During the investigation, police found pickled body parts in the home that Baksheyeva shared with her husband.