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Drinking Law Signed

President Dmitry Medvedev signed on Friday a no-tolerance law that bans driving with any level of alcohol content in the blood, Interfax reported.

The law, proposed by the Kremlin, cancels 2008 legislation that legalized driving for people with an alcohol content of up to 0.3 gram per liter of blood. 


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