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VIDEO: The hidden danger of smoking? Terrifying moment woman's car bursts into flames after she lights cigarette while driving in Russia

A shocking video has captured the moment a woman's car burst into flames after she lit a cigarette while driving in Russia. The footage, caught on a dashboard camera, sees the panicked driver jump out of the vehicle just before it turns into an inferno.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 14:09
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[China] Counterfeit cigarettes invading Russian market in wake of recent legislation

Experts believe that this unexpected phenomenon is due to restrictions on tobacco sales. However, despite this initiative, the total number of smokers in the country remains practically unchanged.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:23
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Russia's recession is so bad it's changing people's smoking habits

"The decline in cigarette industry volume accelerated to 4.2% in the quarter resulting in a June year-to-date decrease of 6.5%. We now expect a full year decline towards the lower end of our 8% to 10% forecast range," said Jacek Olczak, CFO of Phillip Mo
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2015 16:09
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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Kiev Needs Self-Criticism and Tough Love

Allegations that the Mukacheve firefight was actually over control of the illegal cigarette smuggling business in this border region are all too credible. While the flow of illegal cigarettes into Europe from Ukraine has actually fallen over the past year
Russia! (blog)
added Jul 21, 2015 16:07
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Rowdy Passenger Tied Up on Russia-Bound Flight From Hong

In a similar incident on April 29, a male passenger on board a Kazan-Moscow flight locked himself up in a lavatory after flight attendants asked him to stop smoking and return to his seat. The man then shattered the lavatory mirror and started a brawl. H
Sputnik (ru)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:53
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Has The War In Ukraine Moved To A Second Front?

Local reports suggest the Mukhacheve violence may have been the result of a business dispute. Cross-border smuggling of cigarettes and other contraband is said to be worth billions of dollars in Transcarpathia, with its easy ground access to Romania, Hun
Radio Free Europe
added Jul 14, 2015 11:03
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Why Is This Russian Soldier Carrying a Gigantic Wooden “iPhone”?

smoking on duty is apparently a big no-no in the Ground Forces. As evidence, we offer this poor recruit who was forced to carry a gigantic wooden “cigarette” around all day. Kent is a European brand of cigarette, if you’re wondering.
SocialNewsDaily.com
added Jun 30, 2015 00:45
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Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
ITAR-TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51
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[Russia] Sevastopol may start importing cigars from Nicaragua

The diplomat proposed switching grain offloading from Novorossiysk to Sevastopol. He added that Crimea could also import Nicaraguan rum, cigars, coffee and bananas, TASS reports.
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Jun 10, 2015 17:07
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[Russia] China Plans to Grow Tobacco in Crimea

Crimean government said Thursday that a visiting delegation of Chinese businessmen had pledged to invest in local industry and tobacco cultivation as the territory, annexed by Russia last year... "Tobacco is in huge demand in China, and Crimea has a suita
Moscow Times
added Jun 5, 2015 06:59
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