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10 Kremlin Moves That Hurt Russia's Economy

new increase in tobacco excise tax...the hike may prove to be the final straw...In a country where the average salary is 22,000 rubles ($460) and half of the male population is smoking, "smoker riots" are undesirable but possible.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:33
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Pack of cigarettes in Russia to bite smokers by 2020

the average price for a pack of cigarettes will be 238 rubles ($7.5) by 2020. Current prices range from 30 to 80 rubles per pack ($1-3). Not only ordinary smokers, but also the Ministry of Finance were left dissatisfied with the move. The department pro
Pravda Online
added Jun 14, 2013 09:53
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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Prices of Foreign Cigarettes Up 20 Percent in Russia

As a result of an increase in excise duties and the weakening of the ruble, the prices of foreign cigarettes in Russia have gone up by 20 percent over the past year, the RBC newspaper reported Tuesday. An average pack of foreign-brand cigarettes cost 85
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 10, 2015 17:02
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Chief of Ukraine Presidential Administration backs Russian tobacco monopoly

The chief of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Boris Lozhkin is backing a Russian tobacco monopolist. Lozhkin openly supports the Russian tobacco company Megapolis, which monopolized 90 percent of tobacco product sales in Ukraine under former Preside
Examiner.com (National)
added Oct 9, 2015 20:53
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[Russia] Putin wants plan to channel part of tobacco taxes to healthcare assessed

Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 30, 2013 19:04
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Cigarette Makers Wage Final Battle to Tame Russian Smoking Bill

Cigarette makers including Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) are fighting a last-ditch battle against a smoking crackdown in Russia, with three weeks left to change the government’s mind. Russia should scale ba
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 10, 2012 18:18
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Philip Morris urgently allocates $42m to its factory in Russia

intends to invest 2,49 billion rubles ($42 million) in modernization of its factory in the Leningrad region, Russia. As Construction.RU was told on Tuesday by the regional administration’s press office, this project is planned to be implemented in the pe
Construction.ru (ru)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:28
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[Armenia, Canada, Russia] Grand Tobacco cleared of any wrongdoing in Philip Morris lawsuit

The Armenian-Canadian Grand Tobacco Company had addressed the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition of Armenia stating they encountered obstacles in selling their products in Russia.
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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[Russia] Take action: Kick Big Tobacco out

support Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the tobacco treaty's secretariat, in kicking Big Tobacco out of global tobacco treaty talks next week -- so that governments can institute lifesaving tobacco control measures without the tobacco industr
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 8, 2014 06:11
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