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In (Post) Soviet Russia, Occult Healers Outnumber Doctors

Russia's passed some weird benchmark recently. RIA Novosti, the state-owned news agency, reports that a World Health Organization survey found that there are around 800,000 witches and sorcerers operating in Russia today. That's 160,000 more occult healers than registered physicians, which means that Russia, as the RIA article put it, "has more occult healers than doctors." That's that weird benchmark I referred to a moment ago.