Russia has among the lowest birth rates in the world, with a population set to decline 13% by 2040.
But not everyone has given into the demographic crisis.
A flash mob of three thousand elderly Russians stormed the Moscow subways, wearing cloaks with slogans promoting childbearing, according to Ria Novosti. The protesters occupied all of the seats on the city’s circle line and would cede them only to expectant mothers and the disabled.
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