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[Finland, Russia] Import loopholes in new tobacco law

As of Monday, travelers will be required to have had a minimum stay of 24 hours in Russia before being eligible to bring duty-free cigarettes into Finland from that country. While customs officials will be observing the new rule, they also say that some
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 13, 2016 17:40
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[Finland, Russia] Tougher tobacco rules may spark housing disputes

Tobacco Act takes effect on August 15. Most of the changes are part of the EU's Tobacco Products Directive of 2014.... The most controversial clause... will likely be those making it easier for housing companies and associations to block smoking on balcon
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 2, 2016 21:30
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VLADIMIR PUTIN’S RED SCARE? INSIDE RUSSIA’S RESURGENT COMMUNIST PARTY

Among other things, on its platform this fall is the nationalization of natural resources, as well as the state takeover of the tobacco and alcohol industries to finance more social spending.
Newsweek
added Aug 1, 2016 01:05
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Donald Trump's Long History of Trying (and Failing) to Do Business in Russia

Trump wasn't deterred. In 1996, five years after the Soviet Union had crumbled, he tried to partner with the US tobacco company Brooke Group to build a hotel in Moscow.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 18:37
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Is Trump a Russian Stooge?

In 1996, when Trump tried to build high-end condominiums in Moscow with financing help from U.S. tobacco companies, Russia was the wild, wild, capitalist West.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
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[Europe, Russia] Up to a Third of Consumer Items Fake

Jin Ling cigarettes, inspired by an old Chinese brand, are produced especially for smuggling and have flooded Europe... Large quantities of the cigarettes, also produced in Ukraine and Moldova, are frequently seized in the Baltic republics. Last month at
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:37
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[Russia] Outrage after 5-year-old seen smoking fag and sipping lager - in local PLAYGROUND

A boy aged just five has been caught in this shocking image enjoying a fag and a can of beer - while at his local playground. The child was seen puffing a cigarette behind the wheel of a toy car while holding the alcoholic beverage. His astonishing anti
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[Russia] SHOCK PIC: Boy, 5, snapped in toy car holding beer with cigarette in his mouth

The photo was taken in the city of Tyumen in Russia's south-central Tyumen Oblast region...The photo was taken by an onlooker who shared it on social media with the comment: "I wonder if his parents are watching?"
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Master sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment, the rest of the crew to 6.5 years, Greece

five other crew were sentenced to a 6.5 year imprisonment, all six crew being of Ukrainian nationality. Freighter MESOGIO was seized by Greek CG on Feb 20 last year, after a big shipment of illegal cigarettes was found.
HUMANS AT SEA (in)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:46
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[Finland, Russia] New law requires 24-hour stay before tobacco can cross border

A change to Finnish law means that smokers who are used to storing up on cheap cigarettes from Russia will soon be required to stay 24 hours in the country before bringing them into Finland legally. The new development has already given rise to a new sh
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:18
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