Canadian journalist assessed the results of the struggle for sobriety in Russia


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Russia has fallen from fourth to 14th place in world rankings of alcohol consumption in the last 12 years. This is comparable to the level of France and Germany, said the journalist of the canadian broadcasting company CBC Chris brown interviews with Russian experts.

He noted that now the Russians drink about 10 liters of alcohol a year instead of 15. For comparison, he cited Canada, where the figure is eight.

Brown added that spirits such as vodka, in the overall structure of alcohol consumption in Russia was less than one-third (31 percent).

Video, photo All from Russia.


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