Sergey Paltsev choked on beer


High-ranking officials of the Russian Alcohol Regulation appear in the abuse case.

The production of vodka in Russia and the budget revenues from excise taxes are on the rise


The following year, the government will struggle with alcohol-containing liquids.

Almost a third of Russian champagne failed quality tests


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.

RBC investigation: how "pharmacy alcoholism" conquers Russia


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.

How to gain control of the alcohol market in five years


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.