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[Eastern Europe, UK] Smugglers' secret tricks to send cigarettes into Europe: Pictures reveal Belarusian gangs fit cars with 'smoke holes' where dozens of fakes can be stashed

From scores of cigarette boxes stashed inside a spare tyre, to packets piled high behind a rear bumper, they show the array of hidden compartments created in eastern European smugglers' cars. It is thought that some garages in Belarus - where the pictur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:37
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[Belarus, Bulgaria] Latvian customs seize 260,000 pieces of illicit cigarettes

A total of 22 cardboard boxes full of cigarettes were found during a customs check on a train at the Indra checkpoint. The illegal tobacco products were hidden under a shipment of coal. Authorities found and confiscated 220,000 pieces of cigarettes.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 18:29
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Belarus approves tobacco quotas for 2015

approved the quotas for the production of tobacco goods to be sold in the country in 2015 at last year's level which was 30 billion pieces, reads Resolution No. 1260 of the Council of Ministers dated 30 December 2014, BelTA learned from the press service
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Jan 6, 2015 18:14
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Iranian, Belarusian companies mull joint cigarette production ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:20
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Belarussian factory interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan

Director General of Belarussian Grodno tobacco factory Yuri Chernishev has said the factory is interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan.
AzerNews (az)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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Belarus launches nationwide anti-smoking campaign

The nationwide information and educational anti-smoking campaign is running in Belarus from 18 to 21 November, BelTA learned from the Healthcare Ministry of Belarus. The campaign, which aims to raise the awareness of the Belarusians of the harmful effect
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Nov 19, 2013 18:01
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[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks

Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56
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[Belarus, Ukraine] Two dead after plane carrying 'cigarette smugglers' crashes into house while flying low 'to avoid radar'

A plane police say was attempting to smuggle thousands of packets of cigarettes into Europe has hit a power line and crashed, killing at least two people on board. It is believed the Antonov An-2 multi-role light utility biplane was flying low in order
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 16:33
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[Belarus] Finance Ministry: Excise Taxes on Alcohol and Tobacco to be Raised Reasonably

Customs Union countries will take into account the difference in the purchasing power of population when raising rates of excise duties on tobacco and alcohol.
Telegraf.by (by)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:04
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[Balkans, Eastern Europe] Poland Loses $266 Million Annually Due To Belarusian Contraband Cigarettes

“It is a chain of cigarettes’ supply from Belarus and Ukraine via the Baltic States. This problem is growing, but we are dealing with it,” the words of Slawomir Pichor, Vice Head of Customs Service, are quoted by Informacyjna Agencja Radiowa.
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Oct 23, 2015 07:36
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