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[Russia, Syria, USA] Veteran Diplomat Fond of Cigars, Whiskey and Outfoxing U.S.

Mr. Lavrov, a chain-smoker, is known as an old-school diplomat. He flatly ignored an effort by Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking in the United Nations headquarters, saying Mr. Annan did not own the building. He enjoys whiskey and cigars, and his
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2013 04:57
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Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
AKIpress (kg)
added Dec 13, 2016 03:01
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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.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51
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[Russia] VIDEO: Shocking moment woman's car explodes after she lights a cigarette while driving

The Mirror (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:49
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[Russia] Wall Street Analyst: Global Noose Tightening on Big Tobacco

Writing in Forbes, analyst Charles Sizemore concludes, "Though enforcement varies from country to country, there is really no such thing as a 'tobacco friendly' country anymore. Everywhere you look, the noose is getting tighter."
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2013 00:27
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Britain's Imperial Brands to shut Russian tobacco factory

will shut one of its two Russian factories in January, it said on Tuesday, citing increased taxes and the impact of changes to sales regulations. The closure also comes as the company accelerates a cost-cutting drive in an increasingly competitive indust
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2016 21:45
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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
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No smoking in Russia

The Lower House of the Russian Parliament has passed the anti-tobacco bill, one of the strictest in Europe, in the third final reading.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:15
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[Europe, Lithuania, Russia] Fuelling the fires of the illicit trade in tobacco

Last week, Alison Cooper, the chief executive at John Player Special and Rizla manufacturer Imperial Tobacco, said there were "increasing levels of illicit trade" in Europe, which was hurting the FTSE 100 group's sales. Big tobacco is highlighting the i
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:05
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[Russia] VIDEO: [WITH VID] When Smoking Can Really Kill You Instantly

PSKOVSKAYA, RUSSIA: A dashcam video mounted on a car recorded a harrowing escape by a woman fleeing a car moments before it burst into flames. The cause of the fire? The woman has decided to light up a cigarette with a leaking gas canister inside her car
Malaysian Digest (my)
added May 14, 2015 10:44
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