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[USA] Russia: Smoking Kills, Just Like Obama

A Russian anti-smoking campaign used a photoshopped picture of the U.S. president in a poster to deter people from smoking. U.S. President Barack Obama and smoking are both vicious killers, at least according to anti-smoking posters in Moscow, Russia, t
teleSUR (ve)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:22

[Russia, USA] Moscow Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Obama's Image as Deterrent

Anti-smoking posters in Moscow have used the image of U.S. President Barack Obama smoking to deter smokers — saying that both he and cigarettes are killers... “Smoking kills more people than Obama, although he kills a lot of people. Don't smoke — don't b
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:16

[Europe, Germany, Greece, Russia] Blowing in the wind: OLAF helps seizing 75 million cigarettes

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) had a good year’s start by carrying out, between December 2015 and January 2016, several operations in Greece, Russia, Germany and Spain that led to a total seizure of more than 75 million cigarettes. During an enqu
New Europe
added Feb 6, 2016 22:10

[Japan] JT's overseas profit drops 10% as Russian currency tumbles

Steep declines in the Russian ruble have dealt a blow to Japan Tobacco's earnings, as the global cigarette company does a brisk business in the country and surrounding region. With its overseas operating profit falling nearly 10%, the company's vulnerabil
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19

Radio Frequency Identification under fire in Russia

the tobacco industry lobbying group Tabakprom and the Council for the Development of the Tobacco Industry have come out against... The system would require the attachment of Radio Frequency Identification tags to each cigarette pack. The lobbyists said t
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 25, 2016 13:48

VIDEO: Americans Watch Russian Cartoons For The First Time

“Everyone’s smoking!”
added Jan 25, 2016 12:58

[Russia] Megapolis-Ukraine tobacco distributor claims attempt of illegal seizure

Megapolis-Ukraine (Ternopil), the largest wholesale tobacco trader, has said that actions to block its operation are a planned campaign to destabilize it with the further illegal seizure of the company.
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Jan 14, 2016 13:02

Protests across Ukraine against Russian cigarettes

Hundreds of activists in several Ukrainian cities blockaded on Tuesday the cigarette distribution centres owned by a Russian tycoon with alleged links to ousted pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych. Ukrainian lawmaker Sergiy Vystotskiy said the protest
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 12, 2016 18:14

Activists blockade Russian tobacco distributor across Ukraine

Activists in the cities of Lviv, Kyiv, Rivne, Ternopil and two cities in Volyn Oblast announced a blockade of warehouses widely thought to be owned by Russia's largest tobacco distributor at 5 a.m. on Jan. 12.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jan 12, 2016 18:13

[Europe, Ukraine] Russia blocks transit of Ukrainian goods

A complete ban on the import of products from Russia is now in effect in Ukraine. The embargo applies to a wide range of goods including meat, milk, tea, beer and cigarettes.
New Europe
added Jan 11, 2016 15:30
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