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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

And tobacco use also plummeted by more than a fifth between 2009 and 2016, down to 30 percent of Russians smoking according to the most recent Global Adult Tobacco Survey. "The annual decline (in alcohol and tobacco consumption) is really steep, especia
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:56
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[Greece] FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE The New Greek Oligarchy

The strange saga of a Greek-Russian tobacco tycoon shows how crisis-era Greece has regressed into a post-Soviet-style oligarchy....Savvidis...his biding occupation was always Donskoy, which he succeeded in overhauling into the largest cigarette producer
The American Interest
added Jan 5, 2018 21:16
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[Russia] Smoker falls to his death after tumbling over the side of a balcony wall he’d sat on to enjoy a cigarette

This is the shocking moment a Russian man falls to his death after jumping onto a balcony ledge and falling over the side. The sudden death was caught on two CCTV cameras in Sochi, in the Krasnodar Krai region of western Russia. Footage shows the man
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:57
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[Russia] Hotspot – Estonia

Recently, cigarette smugglers have been crossing at various points on the Estonian-Russian border. Russian cigarettes are carried into Estonia ...Smugglers...provide ideal opportunities to harvest intelligence on the readiness of the EBG and the state of
Geographical Magazine (Royal Geographical Society) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 11:54
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[Russia, UK] Former shop owner named as ringleader of gang flooding streets with potentially deadly knock-off cigarettes

Ahmedi was described as the “Mr Big” of a plot which saw thousands of fake cigarettes under brands including Mayfair and Richmond...every one of them tested failed basic safety tests... the notorious Jin Ling, made in Russia which has been blamed for the
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:11
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[Greece, Russia] Greek Tobacco Industry SEKAP on the Verge of Bankruptcy

The possibility of bankruptcy that is to be discussed at an extraordinary board meeting of the Greek tobacco industry SEKAP, is scheduled for Thursday. SEKAP; which is owned by Russian-Greek investor Ivan Savvidis, has been asked by a Komotini Court of
Greek Reporter
added Dec 27, 2017 15:29
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[Russia] Non-smoker hacks off his room-mate's penis and decapitates him because he was fed up with his cigarettes

Eduard Assylov, 37, brutally murdered by his roommate in Moscow, Russia The unnamed killer said he could not stand Assylov's smoking habit He stabbed him and severed his head, limbs and genitals using a knife
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:24
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Large amount of contraband cigarettes found in car on Estonia-Russia border

The Mercedes-Benz with a Russian license plate and with a 33-year-old Russian citizen behind the steering wheel was stopped at the Koidula border crossing point in southeastern Estonia at 4:10 p.m., spokespeople for the South prefecture said.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:34
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Border guards find drone with smuggled smokes on Finland-Russia frontier

Finnish border guards say they found a drone with cigarettes attached in the eastern town of Lappeenranta. Customs suspect the cigarettes came from Russia.
YLE24 (fi)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Russia] Big catch. Former son-in-law of Minister and former Duma deputy among Klyuchevskie gangsters

"Both were prominent Trans-Baikal United Russia party members...engaged in robberies on a federal highway: they threatened bus drivers transporting Camel cigarettes and extorted their money, which got Guskov into jail", Vechorka wrote citing its sources.
Crime Russia (hk)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:34
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