Amidst Russia’s Economic Crisis a Moonshine Black Market Emerges

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As Russia’s economic crisis continues, locals are turning to cheap, dangerous and potentially lethal alternatives to vodka, reports NOLA. As liquor prices increase, the country has seen a rise in the consumption of moonshine, cleaning products and medicinal alcohol. While the government’s minimum price requirement of 185 rubles ($2.96) for a half-liter of vodka may seem […]

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