We carry alcohol, not alcoholics

Along with the end of the Soviet Union 20 years ago, the anti-alcohol campaign put in place under Mikhail Gorbachev also fell by the wayside. In the new Russia, there was a long period of a freedom in terms of buying, selling and drinking alcohol, but in the last two years, the government has begun once again to crack down.

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