Hurry. "Alcohol Policy in Tsarist Russia" exhibition in St. Petersburg closing soon

on 14/12/10 at 12:29 pm

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The Russian State Historical Archive in St.Petersburg presents the exhibition Alcohol Policy in Tsarist Russia.

For the first time it fully displays archive documents on alcohol industry regulations during the pre-revolutionary period and the Soviet years.

Thus, for example, among the exhibits there are tsar’s decrees about introduction of alcohol payoff system or the prohibition of alcohol as of 1914, or the Soviet government’s first resolutions regulating production of spirit for the needs of front-line during the war.

The exhibition runs till December, 22nd at the address: 36, Zanevsky Avenue, (Ladozhskaya Metro station), St. Petersburg.

{Source: russia-ic.com}

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