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.
Two branches of the federal government reported on income and property for 2015.
The state company is against giving the competitors an access to the shelf.
The minister for the North Caucasus was appointed a man, who had never had any relation to the region, the former governor of the Krasnoyarsk TKrai Lev Kuznetsov.