All Russians eat caviar?
April 7, 2010 · Print This Article
Of course not! Not only in the present face of sturgeon getting extinct, caviar has become quite scarce. Even back in the (glory?) days of the Tsars and more recently of the KGB, caviar was always accessible to the members of certain societal circles. Or ‘classes’, to stay in line with Marx. But of course, the current meteoric fall of the wild sturgeon populations in the Caspian Sea region doesn’t help fighting the ‘classy tradition’ of caviar and turning it into a general commodity.
According to a poll, only 17% of the Russians have bought and/or eaten caviar in the last 2 years…
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