Maybe this question has a beard but anyway it will be interesting to me to read and maybe to answer )
s, To get an answer on your question you better ask another russian guy. His last name starts with "P" as well.
I'd rather stay out of politics in this discussion.
-Give2Get-, I think the mentality of russians makes different from any other country.
scarl556x45, The thoughts about China could be very different from part to part of Russia. In central part, many people think that if you countinue to grow so fast you might kick the rest word's ass in a few decades.
In russian language China means Китай (Khitay). This is how yours country name sounds in russian.
walter_mellon, not more than 10% I guess. Mostly old people.
Is Russia planning on annexing parts of any other countries?
What percentage of people feel that life was better under the Soviet Union?
Are people living in Kaliningrad Oblast considered "real" Russians? - Absolutely, yes
What's the most popular tourist destination in Russia for Russians? - I have no statistics but it should be the Black sea shore.
Is it it legal to carry guns in Russia? - It's legal but it's so difficult to get permission and there are so many restrictions that most people don't carry or even have guns.
Is vodka a really popular drink? - Yes, very popular.
What are people's feelings on military conscription? - Many young men don't want to get in army. They are trying to avoid it either by legal or by illegal way.