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[Lithuania, Russia] Diver smuggling 27,000 cigarette packs across lake nabbed on border

The border patrol in Russia's exclave region of Kalinigrad has detained a resident from the small town of Nesterov, who was attempting to smuggle 27,000 packs of cigarettes across Lake Vishtynetskoye into Lithuania, a regional representative of the Feder
Moscow News Weekly (ru)
added Aug 16, 2013 22:51

Lithuania: stricter labeling of tobacco products may encourage smuggling in EU

Klaipeda County Employers Association criticizes new tobacco directives adopted by the European Commission (EC). Newly approved regulations aim to impose more stringent rules of tobacco production and presentation, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:34

[Lithuania] Update: Russians capture cigarette-smuggling drone

Russian border guards near Kaliningrad “detained” a low-flying drone entering the country from Lithuania last week. According to a spokesperson for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), it wasn’t on a spy mission—it was smuggling cigarettes.
Ars Technica (blog)
added May 16, 2014 22:42

Market Report, "Cigarettes in Lithuania", published

PR Insider (at)
added Aug 11, 2011 00:00

Lithuania's top smuggling item in 2011 – Belarusian cigarettes

The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 3, 2012 00:00

[Belarus, Europe] Lithuania caught up in spying, illicit border trade

In General Zydrunas Vaikasas' corner of the country, called the Dieveniskes Noose, it's mostly cartons of cigarettes named after the Belarusian capital, Minsk, that his team intercepts.
Deutsche Welle / DW World (de)
added Dec 17, 2016 19:36

[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31

Lithuanian Seimas makes first move to ban smoking in balconies

The Seimas of Lithuania has made the first step towards banning smoking in balconies of apartment houses. On September 24th, MPs approved the relevant draft amendments to the Law on Tobacco Control, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:42

[Europe] Lithuania becoming home to illegal tobacco processors

Four facilities used for illegal raw tobacco processing and cigarette production have been uncovered in Lithuania in a year..."The situation is threatening. Lithuania is probably the only country in the region that does not treat raw tobacco as an excise
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:00

Smuggled goods from Russia and Belarus enter Lithuanian via Latvia

The Baltic Course (uk)
added Nov 10, 2010 00:00
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