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[Russia] Putin’s soviet anti-smoking campaign

Polls show there is 90 per cent compliance and 80 per cent approval of the new laws...It is the fact that the tobacco industry in Russia is 95 per cent foreign that has made smoking a relatively easy target...the anti-smoking movement is still heavily fun
Prospect Magazine (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:19
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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[Russia] Meet the real ironman of spaceflight: Valery Polyakov

Mir was far from the buttoned-down environment of the ISS. If the equipment was older and more prone to failure, cosmonauts and astronauts had more freedom. They were able to drink freely,...and there were reports of cigarette smoking.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Mar 7, 2016 23:48
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How the Russian Orthodox Church is backing Vladimir Putin's new world order

After the fall of the Soviet Union the Church received special privileges, including the right to import alcohol and tobacco free of duty. It made massive amounts of money as a result through a string of companies
Christian Today (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 01:39
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[Europe] Russia Stresses Cuban Environmental Surveillance Network

Cuba's early warning system for ozone damage to plantations was the focus of interest at the 29th convention of the Working Group on Vegetation...efficiency of the Caribbean nation's warning system particularly in the protection of tobacco crops, which ar
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Mar 4, 2016 01:35
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[USA] Russia's enemy No. 1? Mystery campaign smears Obama

In the campaign’s latest stage, posters began appearing in glass display cases at bus stops across Moscow that depict the US president smoking a cigarette with the message: "Smoking kills more people than Obama, though he's killed a lot of people."
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 02:43
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Mortality and economic burden of Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, caused by regular tobacco usage

We found that tobacco use-related economic burden is at least equal to 2% of the gross regional product of the Krasnoyarsk region in 2013....Smoking cessation is a priority for prevention of the tobacco-related diseases and reduction of their burden on lo
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13
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Russian Pranksters Feature Obama In Fake Anti-Smoking Ad

The poster didn't say who created it and no group has taken responsibility, but many of those reports treated it as part of an anti-smoking campaign. The people in charge of advertising on the Moscow bus system say there was apparently only one poster,
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 22, 2016 21:21
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[Russia, USA] ‘OBAMA KILLS’ ANTI-SMOKING POSTER TO BE TAKEN DOWN IN MOSCOW

Moscow is taking down a controversial anti-smoking poster depicting U.S. President Barack Obama with a cigarette...Grohov, the spokesman for the mayor’s department on advertisements, said on Wednesday that the companies responsible for installing ads on
Newsweek
added Feb 17, 2016 22:12
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[Russia, USA] 'Smoking kills more people than Obama' poster appears in Moscow

Dmitry Gudkov, the sole liberal opposition MP in Russia’s parliament, on Tuesday posted a photograph of the large poster...Gudkov wrote that it was “disgusting and embarrassing that this is appearing on the streets of the Russian capital.” His Facebook p
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 17, 2016 16:45
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