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[Russia] PACEPA: The Secret Roots of Liberation

It was developed by the KGB...Orthodox Church's Department for External Church Relations, managed by Kirill, was granted the privilege of duty-free importation of cigarettes as reward for his loyalty to the KGB...the largest supplier of foreign cigarettes
National Review
added Apr 24, 2015 11:06

Nearly Half of Russian Adults Are Chronically Ill, Health Ministry Says

The Health Ministry was able to put a positive spin on its report, noting the decrease in the number of Russians who smoke and the decline in overall alcohol... the number of non-smokers in Russia rose to 65 percent in 2014, up from 58 percent in 2013.
Moscow Times
added Apr 22, 2015 18:10
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[Arkansas] Cigarettes and Soviets: Historian to Write Book on Russian Smoking Culture

National Institutes of Health has awarded University of Arkansas historian Tricia Starks a $121,250 grant to continue her research of the history of smoking in Russia.
University of Arkansas
added Apr 22, 2015 08:52

[Colombia, Europe, Russia] No Reprieve for RJ Reynolds in Global Money Laundering Case

A federal appeals court turned heads last year when it ruled that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act could apply to overseas conduct involving R.J. Reynolds. The court, though divided, stood by its decision on Monday, rejecting argume
Litigation Daily
added Apr 15, 2015 09:14

Motivation to quit: Russian shift from gruesome tobacco warnings proposed

Russian social activists have launched an initiative to replace gruesome graphic images on cigarette packs with positive messages motivating smokers to quit. A positive spin on tobacco product warning labels will be more effective, they believe.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:07

Kremlin says Russians are drinking less and exercising more. Are they? Only to a degree, say analysts.

The Kremlin says Russians are drinking and smoking far less and exercising far more than just a few years ago. Has Russia finally gotten the upper hand on the chronic health problems that have caused its demographic decline?
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 2, 2015 01:26

Government: Russians Smoking, Drinking Less Thanks to Putin

Only 28.3 percent of adult Russians smoked in 2013, down from 33.7 percent in 2008, according to the report, citing data provided by the State Statistics Service.
Moscow Times
added Mar 30, 2015 12:18

Angry Russian manicurist files nails of stripper until they bleed, suit claims

Maria Lomovskikh, 20, says she has lost modeling jobs because her hands are disfigured from a Russian manicurist who filed her nails...."I have lost three jobs... I have been told that I will not be able to model lingerie or cigarettes again
New York Daily News
added Mar 20, 2015 13:09

Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28

[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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