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• Russia: Wishing vodka an unhappy birthday

Russia: Wishing vodka an unhappy birthday

Monday marked Vodka’s unofficial birthday – but health boss Gennady Onishchenko was not raises a glass to the national tipple. As head of the health control agency Rospotrebnadzor he urged Russia to turn its back on the demon drink. “Soon alcoholic drinks will be left in the past,” he predicted when he was speaking in […]