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Prices of Foreign Cigarettes Up 20 Percent in Russia

As a result of an increase in excise duties and the weakening of the ruble, the prices of foreign cigarettes in Russia have gone up by 20 percent over the past year, the RBC newspaper reported Tuesday. An average pack of foreign-brand cigarettes cost 85
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 10, 2015 17:02

[Egypt] Flash Was Detected as Russian Jet Broke Apart, U.S. Military Officials Say

They shrug off the risks, exhale cigarette smoke and talk about destiny. “Russia is dangerous and not safe either,” said Svetlana Golobitz, a pediatrician from St. Petersburg sucking on a cigarette just outside the terminal gate. “You can have an acciden
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2015 15:40

Most Russians Won't Make It to Their 71st Birthday, OECD Report Shows

Russia was among the countries with the highest percentage of male tobacco consumption, with roughly 45 percent of the male adult population smokers. High alcohol and tobacco consumption mean most Russians will never reach the age of 71, with the average
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 6, 2015 03:07

[Armenia, Eastern Europe, Russia] EEU member states to harmonize excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products

Members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will adopt a decision before the end of 2015 to harmonize excise duties on alcohol and tobacco products, Timur Suleimenov, a Eurasian Economic Commission minister for finance policies, told a Eurasia
added Oct 22, 2015 19:00

New smoking regulations take effect in Russia

According to the new regulations, specialized areas for smoking may be established at the entrances of multi-apartment buildings and at the long-haul ships. These areas would require special signs, ashtrays and lighting during nighttime.
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:14

Chief of Ukraine Presidential Administration backs Russian tobacco monopoly

The chief of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Boris Lozhkin is backing a Russian tobacco monopolist. Lozhkin openly supports the Russian tobacco company Megapolis, which monopolized 90 percent of tobacco product sales in Ukraine under former Preside (National)
added Oct 9, 2015 20:53

Russian retailer Dixy says Bristol deal may unravel

Russian food retailer Dixy (DIXY.MM) said on Wednesday it may end up scrapping a planned deal to take a controlling stake in tobacco and spirits chain Bristol.
added Oct 1, 2015 08:49

Russian Smoking Crackdown Means Cigarettes Won't Return to Kiosks

The government has opposed plans to renew sales of cigarettes at Russia's newsstands, despite the pleading of print media editors who hoped tobacco would lure more people to kiosks and boost newspaper sales, the Kommersant daily reported Wednesday.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:12

[Russia] Share of contraband cigarettes continues to decline in the Estonian market

Contraband cigarettes account for 17.4% of Estonia's tobacco market, market research firm Nielsen's latest so-called empty pack study indicates, LETA/Delfi Ärileht reports... Russia is still the largest source of cigarettes without tax stamps (50.1%), fo
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 22, 2015 18:51

[Europe] Eat, Drink, Be Merry: Russia's Spending Habits

Russia leads in three categories: the relative share of expenses for food (30.7 percent), clothing and footwear (9.2 percent) and alcohol and tobacco (8.3 percent)... According to polls, Russians clearly understand that their standard of living is fallin
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 20, 2015 20:58
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