The Russian government has banned lingerie — for your health
The Russian government has implemented new bans recently on swearing in the media and arts and smoking in restaurants. And this is nothing new for a country that wades deeply into people’s private lives. But earlier this month, the Kremlin implemented a new ban: on lingerie. The problem, according to Russian officials, has something to do with the fabric’s low “hygroscopicity,” meaning it doesn’t allow the skin to breathe properly.
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