On March 8, female drivers will be more likely to stop at DPS posts. But not in order to fine, but only to check the documents and the subsequent delivery of gift cards. Moreover, the nominal. At the same time, minor violations will not be taken into account. It goes without saying that male drivers today will have to be especially careful – no one will give them discounts.
Sergey Kazantsev, the head of the traffic police department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Moscow, has already taken part in the “police celebration”. The general’s patrol is located on Sadovo-Samotechnaya street. The inspector stopped the cars, and the Major General handed them flowers to the owners — and the whistles that some of the ladies immediately tried to use for their intended purpose. “In ambush”, in addition to the cars, the trolleybus, which was driven by a woman, was also hit.
“I’ve been giving flowers to voditelnitsy for eight years before March 8. Today and tomorrow in all parts of the city, our employees will congratulate women on the roads. And by tradition they will close their eyes to minor violations committed by ladies at the wheel,” said Sergey Kazantsev.
International Women’s Day will be celebrated in the metropolitan subway. Moscow Metro has prepared a special program for its passengers. Traditionally, this is music and poetry. Today in the subway you can hear the compositions of Paul Mauriat, “Waltz” Khachaturian, music from popular movies, as well as poems by Robert Rozhdestvensky and Mikhail Svetlov.
On March 8, women were also congratulated by officials. In particular, State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said: “Respect and love for a woman unite society, allow you to remember the eternal values that adorn the world, which means that we all become stronger and more confident in the face of the difficulties that make us overcome life. And together we we must overcome it. Dear wonderful women, I sincerely congratulate you on the holiday. And congratulating you – our mothers, grandmothers, wives, sisters, daughters – we continue and develop one of the most beautiful and important traditions. ” “In general, many men on March 8 try to behave as they should be throughout the year,” the speaker said.
“The brightest life in a man’s life is connected with the image of a woman. The life path of each of us begins with a smile on the mother’s face. In the name of a woman, men perform the most extraordinary actions. It is especially symbolic that we celebrate this holiday when nature wakes up from a winter sleep. And as the spring sunbeam warms the earth, so you invariably warm our world with kindness, love and beauty. I wish you well and true family happiness. May the children’s laughter always please you. Let the men surround you with their love and care. the world will be worthy of the beauty with which you illuminate our life, “- said the head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov.
It is curious what exactly today not female action starts in Sweden. March 8, 2009 in Gothenburg opens the first in the world arm wrestling competitions among women World Challenge. About 50 participants from 10 countries, in particular, from Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, intend to enter the fight for the title of the best of the best. The fight for the title of “The best in the world in arm wrestling regardless of weight” will be joined by two Russian women. First: 21-year-old Diana Albegova, nine-time European champion and four-time world champion, second: Irina Makeyeva, she is also 21 years old.
The youngest competitor will be 12-year-old Milena Aksklo from Sweden, and the oldest will be the 47-year-old Brazilian Chris Teodoro de Souza. “The World Challenge is more than a competition. It is a struggle for equal rights and evidence that nothing is impossible,” said the initiator of the competition, six-time winner of the gold medals at world championships, Swede Heidi Andersson.
Recall that today’s holiday began as a day of struggle for the rights of women. March 8, 1857 in New York, gathered at the demonstration of the female garment and shoe factories. In 1910, at the International Conference of Women Socialists in Copenhagen, Klara Zetkin made a proposal to celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8, which sounded like a call for all women of the world to engage in the struggle for equality. In 1911, this holiday was first celebrated on March 19 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. International Women’s Day March 8 from the first years of Soviet power has become a public holiday. Since 1965, this day was not working.