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[Russia] Share of contraband cigarettes continues to decline in the Estonian market

Contraband cigarettes account for 17.4% of Estonia's tobacco market, market research firm Nielsen's latest so-called empty pack study indicates, LETA/Delfi Ärileht reports... Russia is still the largest source of cigarettes without tax stamps (50.1%), fo
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 22, 2015 18:51
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[Czech Republic, Russia] Czech President Breaks Ranks With Moscow Visit

the Kremlin leader also took an interest in Zeman’s health, telling the notorious chain smoker to give up cigarettes, after Zeman and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were caught puffing away during their one-on-one session.
Radio Free Europe
added May 11, 2015 15:22
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Number of Russian Smokers Down 17% Since 2013

"The level of compliance with the [smoking] bans remains high, exceeding 90 percent," Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said in comments carried by Interfax. He added that smoking scenes in the country's most popular television series have become a
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:30
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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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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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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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