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The problem of alcoholism is most acutely in such regions as Chukotka, Magadan, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Komi Republic and Sakhalin. This became known from the study “a national ranking of sobriety of RF subjects” held by the experts of the project “Sober Russia”, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”.
Highest level of alcohol consumption as identified in the Kirov, Vladimir and Kostroma regions. In these regions the main problems are: youth alcoholism, a high proportion of counterfeit goods and the rise of crime, the authors of the study.
The most sober regions were Caucasian republics: Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria. In the upper part of the rating of the sobriety of regions fell Belgorod, Tyumen and Volgograd region and Stavropol Krai, and Kalmykia.
The rating was compiled on the basis of open source Rosstat, the Federal alcohol market regulatory service, Ministry of health, Ministry of interior, Central statistical database and EMISS. Experts estimated the number of deaths and diseases from alcohol, and the number committed while intoxicated crimes and offences related to illegal manufacturing of and trafficking in alcohol. The study also took into account the volume of alcohol sold and the peculiarities of regional legislation in this area.
In October, the Agency Zoom Market has made its own ranking of sobriety regions of Russia. According to them, the drinking city is Saratov. In second place — Khanty-Mansiysk, rounded out the top three Perm. Two days later, the Ministry of health refuted the results of the study and encouraged to focus on the study of the “Sober Russia”.
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