In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says:
“Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.”
“What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks.
“Yes, life has no value for me.”
“Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?”
“How do you do it in Russia?"
-Read & see the Russian way to do it. More