Most Russians will ignore the Great post

The majority of Russians (73 percent) are not going to change the diet during lent. This is evidenced by survey data “Levada-center”, reports “Interfax”.

To adhere to all restrictions for seven weeks going two percent of the respondents. Partially fasting, for example, to abstain from meat and alcohol, going about 18 percent of respondents, and four percent plan to fast in the latter, the most severe week of lent.

To limit the time of fasting drinking on 30 percent of Russians, to reduce the consumption of entertainment media — 19 percent, to renounce sex ready 15 percent of respondents.

Great lent Orthodox Christians began February 27 and will last until April 15. Will end the post with the beginning of Easter.