Russia: Facts Hardly Anyone Knows, Obviously

Published on December 20, 2017
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Beard Tax

If you ever found yourself in need of a shave you didn’t want to pay for, then Russia would have been the place to be in. There was a time when having a beard meant you needed to pay a tax for it. Had you not paid the tax, the beard police (yes, the beard police) would shave your hairy face right where you were. Whew, thank goodness that law has been let go.

Beard Tax

Beard Tax

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