High-ranking officials of the Russian Alcohol Regulation appear in the abuse case.
The following year, the government will struggle with alcohol-containing liquids.
Almost one-third of sparkling wines sold in the Russian market does not comply with the Russian and international standards. Shortly before New Year, Roskachestvo published the results of quality cheks of the main holidary drink.
In Russia, there is a parallel expanding alcohol market, constituting over 20% of the official one, as RBC found out. Over 10% of Russians are looking at medical drugs and lotions as an alternative to the usual vodka.
It took about five years for businessman Valery Yakovlev to get control over nearly half of the alcohol production in Russia. Now he is preparing to sell his assets to Rosspirtprom.