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Old Apr 3rd 2015, 02:02 AM
MeMyselfAndI MeMyselfAndI is offline
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Default A shopping mall for children

We have one.

The 'Central Children's Store' on Lubyanka street, also known as 'Children's World' Detsky Mir

This is the head of a venerable chain, there are Detsky Mir outlets in St. Petersburg and other cities, but Moscow's Central one is the grandest, especially after it was reopened two days ago, after half a decade in repairs and restoration

Soviet Union's (probably world's) biggest toy store and playground, closest thing Soviet kids had to Disneyland, reborn for a new generation of little Russians

Best new feature in my opinion, is Kidburg, the Proffession Town.

This is essentially a whole little town, with businesses

where children can play out and try different jobs, to see what they want to do when grow up.

They can be bakers


media broadcasters

bank employees at VTB, one of Russia's mightiest financial institutions




This is how it should be, in my opinion. Play should not just be about 'fun', but also prepare children for adulthood

Anyway, the great old place is still not finished. They will be adding a movie theater for the kids over the summer And people wonder why our children are happiest in the world
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Old Apr 4th 2015, 09:21 AM
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Default Re: A shopping mall for children

Training children to be lifelong mindless consumers is a key part of capitalism.
Remember what the dormouse said: Feed your head!
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