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Half of Russia’s Alcohol Sold Illegally, Regulators Say
A watchdog agency has warned that 250 million liters of low-quality vodka are sold in the country annually.
Russian Priests Outraged Over Vodka Sold in Church-Shaped Bottles
“A shrine cannot be used for poisonous substances that destroy the spirit and body of a person,” a church official said.
Belarus Will Never Send 'Bad Vodka' to the Russians, Lukashenko Promises Putin
"You must remember that we will never deliver bad vodka or bad snacks to the Russians,” Lukashenko said to Putin.
Bitter Cold Brings 13 Deaths to Single Russian Region
At least 13 people have died due to cold in Buryatia so far in 2019, with alcohol a common denominator in their deaths.
125K Bottles of Bootleg Booze Busted in St. Petersburg
Fake labels, empty containers, corks and excise stamps were seized, police were cited as saying.
Moonshine Apparatus Explodes in Moscow Apartment, Injuring 3 Residents — Reports
“At least three people were injured and one of the apartment walls collapsed as a result of their apparatus exploding,” a source said.
Russian Orthodox Church Slams Proposal to Continue Selling Beer at Stadiums
“Alcohol abuse leads to the deaths of adults,” said the head of the Orthodox Church’s anti-alcoholism coordinating center.
Russia and Vodka: A History Primer
Before you pour your ritual Friday evening shot of cold vodka, read this. There's more to Russia's favorite spirit than you think!
New Law: Drunk Driving Tests Include Blood Alcohol Level
A new law allows police to test the blood alcohol level of drivers who may have been driving drunk.
No More Drinking for Russians After World Cup
Public drinking in Russia will end as soon as the World Cup comes to a close
El Ruso: Colombian Fans Rescue Drowning Russian Man
Colombian fans to the rescue.
A Thirsty Journalist Takes on the World Cup's Beer Ban
On match days, host cities are restricting sales of alcohol.
Russia Releases Beer Recommendations Ahead of World Cup
Roskachestvo will test more than 40 domestic and imported brands for taste, quality and alcohol content.
The 6 Coolest Cocktail Bars in Kazan
Kazan is party central
The 6 Best Sports Bars in Yekaterinburg
Looking for somewhere to watch the match while you’re in the city?
Yekaterinburg’s 6 Best Craft Bars
Yekaterinburg: Russia’s Capital of Craft
A Third of Cognac Sold in Russia is Fake, Watchdog Says
15 brands made their cognacs from cheaper distilled spirits instead of grapes.
Moscow to Restrict Alcohol Sales Before and During World Cup Games
The sale of alcohol in Moscow will be restricted the day before and the day of World Cup games.
Deaths From Alcohol Fall by 25% in Russia in 2017
Russia suspended the sale of surrogate alcohol after a mass poisoning in December 2016.
Beer Sales Growth Still Seen Elusive in Russia as World Cup Looms
Beer sales in Russia have fallen by around a third over the past decade, and brewers don't expect a major reversal of the trend this year despite the country...
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