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Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Simeonov calls Russian Patriarch “cigarette billionaire” and “second-class KGB cop”

Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, known as loose cannon, attacked the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, calling him a “cigarette bishop” and a “second-class cop”. Simeonov is leader of the “National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria” (NFSB),
BulgarianPresidency.eu (bg)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33
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Russia 2018: Marijuana, cocaine in the list of items you can carry to FIFA World Cup matches

Smoking is prohibited in Russian stadiums. Therefore, it has to be prescribed by doctors in other medicinal forms, like syrups or drops.
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 3, 2018 02:05
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RUSSIAN STADIUMS TO ALLOW COCAINE, CANNABIS AND HEROIN AT 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

A bureaucratic loophole will allow soccer fans attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer to bring cannabis, cocaine and even heroin into events as long as attendees have the proper medical paperwork. The Moscow-based Eurasian Economic Unio
Newsweek
added Mar 1, 2018 17:13
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[Russia] Tobacco market participants expect positive effect from product marking

Tobacco industry experts expect to see a positive effect from the introduction of a product marking system, a pilot project started in January this year, experts told TASS. According to the plans, in 2019 all tobacco products will have a digital code tha
TASS (ru)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:47
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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations reach $2.2 million in 2017

Russia’s consumer rights agency Rospotrebnadzor fined violators of anti-tobacco legislation about 124 million rubles ($2.2 million) in 2017, the watchdog reported Tuesday. In total, 12,600 lawbreakers were fined including about 4,000 citizens, 3,300 sell
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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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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