The branding was performed by pressing a red-hot metal brand on the cheeks and forehead of the criminal to mark him with letters.
Since 1746, branding was applied to all types of convicted criminals.
The age of consent in Russia is 16 'He has some exams and studies.
She has not met Ruslan yet but said 16 was 'a good age to be independent'.
Dina herself ascribes it to luck.
Ears, legs, arms were cut off for counterfeiting and illegal maintenance of drinking establishments.