Question: What is marriage like in Russia?

A traditional Russian wedding can last between two days and one week. The celebration involves dancing, singing, toasting, and banqueting. The best man and maid of honor are called Witnesses or Свидетели (svideteli) in Russian. The ceremony and the ring exchange take place on the first day of the wedding.

Does Russia have the highest divorce rate?

Looking at the crude divorce rate shows that Russia has the highest rate of divorce. According to United Nations data from 2011, Russias divorce rate is 4.8 divorces per 1,000 residents. Belarus trails only slightly behind with 4.1 divorces per every 1,000 residents.

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