Tag: Sakha Republic

Banning Alcohol Sales in Russian Supermarkets Will Lead to Unemployment and a Public Health Disaster

April 16, 2015

Staunton, April 15 – In its continuing quest for ways to get Russians to stop drinking, the Russian health ministry has called for alcohol to be sold only in special stores rather than, as now, in many ordinary groceries and shops, an arrangement it says has “shown its effectiveness” in many countries but one that […]