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Russian TV cartoon villain gets to keep smoking

the wolf in a classic Russian animated cartoon has skirted the indignity of falling victim to a new law. But Itchy and Scratchy aren't so lucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2012 12:52

VIDEO: Blowing Smoke? Classic Russian Cartoon May Become Victim Of New Law

But just imagine Wile E. Coyote with a lit cigarette dangling from his lips. Or 10 cigarettes at the same time. That will give you an idea of the dilemma facing broadcasters in today's Russia.
Radio Free Europe
added Aug 30, 2012 14:27

Russian cartoon wolf skirts new law that may have cut scenes where he smokes

Russian news reports this week speculated that a law on protecting children that takes effect Saturday could require extensive cutting of episodes of the cartoon "Nu Pogodi" because the villainous wolf is a heavy smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 30, 2012 14:26

Russian channel to censor 'The Simpsons'

A Russian national channel said Thursday it would censor "The Simpsons" cartoon series to comply with a new law banning scenes of violence, drinking and smoking before a late evening watershed.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2012 14:25

[Russia] Smoking Law Could Hit Classic Cartoons

Lovers of Soviet-era cartoons were sent into a tizzy Wednesday after reports surfaced that the classic “Nu, Pogodi” and “Cheburashka” programs could be edited to remove smoking scenes.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:27

[Russia] Ну погоди! (эпизод 1) akaidude [ Nu, pogodi! ("I'll Get You!") ]

Nu, pogodi! ("I'll Get You!") is a series of Russian animated shorts directed by Vyacheslav Kotyonochkin, produced at the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow, between 1969 and 1986. The plot of the series follows the mischievous and artistic Wolf (Volk) tryin
You Tube
added Aug 29, 2012 19:45

[Russia] Smoking scenes to be deleted from Soviet cartoons

Russian children might never find out that some heroes from famous Soviet cartoons like "Nu, pogodi" and "Krokodil Gena" smoke. This is because the smoking scenes might be cut when the cartoons are air during the TV program "Good night, kids!" on the sta
added Aug 29, 2012 19:40

R. Peter Straus, WMCA Radio Pioneer, Dies at 89

After Mr. Straus converted the station to an all-talk format in 1970, WMCA was known for years as a forum for liberal causes. It was the first station . . . to ban cigarette advertising
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2012 03:27

[Indonesia] VIDEO: Sex, Lies and Cigarettes (43:22)

"Sex, Lies and Cigarettes" charts Big Tobacco''s attempt to expand its reach into Indonesia, which by all accounts has become the "Wild West" of cigarette marketing and promotion. (au)
added Aug 6, 2012 13:05

[UK] Dick Ebersol: Former NBC Olympic boss spotted smoking a cigar in London

LONDON - The man puffing away in the sun outside the International Broadcasting Centre in Olympic Park? None other than longtime NBC Olympic boss Dick Ebersol.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 4, 2012 13:09
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