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[Europe] Russia may raise prices on cigarettes to EU level

Experts from the Eurasian Tobacco Coalition sent a request to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to bring excises on cigarettes to the level of the EU.
Pravda Online
added Sep 14, 2017 00:53
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[Estonia] These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize its neighbor Estonia, a gateway to the European Union and NATO, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal. At least five men have been arre
BuzzFeed
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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[Russia, UK] My life in Pussy Riot

Alyokhina, sitting cross-legged and barefoot, is chain-smoking in a grassy square..Alyokhina, a youthful-looking 29-year-old who still has to show ID to buy her two packs of cigarettes a day, rolls her eyes and lets loose one of her infectious laughs.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 17:43
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Life Expectancy in Russia Reaches 72 Years for First Time

In 2015, the OECD attributed Russia's slow increase in life expectancy to “the impact of the economic transition in the 1990s and a rise in risk-increasing behavior among men,” including heavy drinking and smoking.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:00
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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Russian Heath Ministry to ban vaping and hookah smoking

"The general idea of the bill, which is being developed in the ministry, is that the use of vaping should be regulated the same way as the use of conventional cigarettes. Today, a great deal of adolescents use both hookahs and vaping devices, and all this
Pravda Online
added Aug 9, 2017 23:59
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[Russia] Shocking moment a drunk passenger is KNOCKED OUT by a fellow flyer after launching an expletive-laden tirade when he was stopped from smoking on a flight from Moscow to Barcelona

The man, named only as Vitaly, shouted expletives on the Barcelona bound jet He was intoxicated when and grew annoyed that he wasn't allowed to smoke The flight was traveling from Moscow and Vitaly insulted the Russian passengers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:24
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No home, no work, no family: the difficulties of rehabilitation for Russia’s ex-prisoners

We had a case where a shelter in the Perm region burned down. A number of residents died in the blaze; others were badly burnt. ...the reason for the fire became clear: the inmates had started smoking en masse in their rooms.
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:23
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Russia to delay hike in tobacco excise tax by six months

Russia's lower house of parliament approved a law to delay an increase in tobacco excise tax by six months until July 1 2018. The current excise duty stands at 1,562 rubles ($26.44) per 1,000 cigarettes and 14.5 percent of its presumed value, a calculati
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2017 14:59
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[Pennsylvania] Friendship Through Football 20 years later: Culture shock, learning experiences in Russia

On a sunny Moscow day 20 years ago, nearly 100 Meadville football players and their coaches posed in Red Square...Other sources of culture shock included the sight of Russian children as young as 12 drinking vodka and smoking, several people said.
Meadville (PA) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2017 19:48
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