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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[USA] Sanctions Fight Inspires Russia to Hurt Russians

The food and tobacco import bans wouldn't be particularly painful....Though U.S.-based Philip Morris International is the leader of the Russian tobacco market, Russia only imported $57 million worth of raw tobacco from the U.S. in the first nine months o
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2018 03:09
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[USA] Factbox: Russia's list of U.S. imports that could be banned

U.S. cigarette brands are mostly produced locally.... U.S. imports of tobacco products and hard liquor to Russia amounted to $76 million and $53 million respectively last year, the Russian Agriculture Ministry said.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:46
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[USA] Russia lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned

The sectors listed in the draft which could be subject to bans or restrictions include U.S.-made software and farm goods, U.S. medicines that can be sourced elsewhere, and tobacco and alcohol.
Reuters
added Apr 13, 2018 16:08
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[USA] Russian legislators draft tit-for-tat sanctions on US alcohol, tobacco and agro-products

"It implies a ban or restriction of the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food products originating in the United States or other countries that supported the measures that the United States imposed on our country," he said. "It concern
TASS (ru)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:07
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Russia Ranks 75th in Affordability of Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Russian consumers had to fork out $375 for the basket of “vice” products, or 350 percent of weekly income. That was a $150 markdown from the previous year, according to the index. Luxembourg, the Bahamas and Switzerland topped the list of countries whe
Moscow Times (ru)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:02
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Russia tries to discredit Ukraine transporting cigarettes to Serbia

Russia is trying to discredit Ukraine with the attempts to transport smuggled cigarettes in large amounts to Serbia through our country. Petro Tsyhykal, the Head of the Border Guard Service, said it in the interview “The State Border Guard Service has a
112.International (ua)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:11
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Russia warns its footballers against drinking exotic tea, smoking shisha

The Russian Football Union (RFU) is warning players against drinking “exotic tea” or smoking shisha pipes as it tries to avoid any doping cases ahead of its home World Cup.
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:38
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Russia fire: Children killed in Kemerovo shopping centre blaze

"The preliminary suspicion is that a child had a cigarette lighter which ignited foam rubber in this trampoline room, and it erupted like gunpowder," he said. However, Rossiya 24 TV, a national broadcaster, said an electrical fault was the most likely c
BBC Online
added Mar 30, 2018 00:08
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[Russia] Horrible: Fire Kills At Least 64 In Siberian Mall — After Exits Blocked And Alarms Turned Off

What started the fire? Chernov blamed it on children smoking in a trampoline room and setting fire to foam rubber. Russian broadcasters have other theories:
Hot Air (blog)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:31
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