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Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

Aleksei wrote for the Russian-speaking audience. The English-speaking trolls were kept apart, he said, but from their loud conversations in the communal smoking room, it seemed like they were engaged in similar work.
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2018 18:11
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KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Russia, UK] The McMafia map of the world: How the real world of organised crime is a global enterprise

While the UK might seem safer than, say, Mexico or Afghanistan, it plays a key role in organised crime...“We are a market for people dealing in untaxed cigarettes... “Russia is involved in extortion and protection rackets in Russia itself. "But it is als
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:21
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[Belarus, Russia] Estonian customs find 50,000 illicit cigarettes hidden in SUV

customs officials found almost 50,000 cigarettes with Belarus tax stamps hidden in a BMW SUV that they checked on the Estonian-Russian border at the end of last week, informs LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:04
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[Russia, South Carolina] Former U.S. Rep. John Jenrette discusses life after politics, new book

Most of his stories include Jenrette at the peak of a lucrative venture that comes crashing down. He spent the early '90s selling cigarettes for Phillip Morris in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, he said, until Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the fledg
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 3, 2018 18:50
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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies

(IARC) in partnership with leading cancer research institutions in these countries, the study shows that the productivity loss in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, collectively known as the BRICS countries, reached $46.3 bill
eCancer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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RUSSIAN WOMEN UNDRESS ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO PROTEST SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND RAPE

News site Dni sought to explain the murder by claiming that photos in which Strakhova was smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol likely meant she led a “frivolous lifestyle.” Such comments outraged many Russian women.
Newsweek
added Jan 26, 2018 20:07
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Russians Fume After Video Of Smoking Toddler Goes Viral

After police in the North Ossetian capital of Vladikavkaz received numerous complaints from fuming residents who had seen the video online, they tracked the family down and fined the uncle, Aslan Dzavlayev. The video, which has been removed from the vid
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 25, 2018 19:36
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