A bill prohibiting the sale of alcoholic energy drinks, has been submitted to the state Duma. It is reported ITAR-TASS with reference to the press service of the faction "Fair Russia", which is one of the developers of the document.
As stated in the explanatory note to the bill, tonic substances and taste characteristics of alcoholic energy drinks reduce the severity of intoxication, which leads to inadequate assessment of the physical condition contributed to the loss of control over drinking, leads to the repeated consumption of alcohol.
The taste of the alcohol is hidden caffeine and numerous flavors and fragrances "that suppresses the protective reflexes of the organism as a response to ethanol, and, in turn, carbon dioxide significantly increases the influence of alcohol", say the authors of the initiative, expressing confidence that such drinks lead to alcoholism, often among minors.
A ban on the sale of alcoholic energy already introduced in Chechnya Krasnodar region, Chukotka and the Rostov region, reminded the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Nikolai Levichev. He explained that the production of such beverages will not be prohibited because it needs to change the technical regulations of the Customs Union.
The first region, where soft power are under the ban in June 2012 became the Kuban. Later, the Federal Antimonopoly service has addressed in Arbitration court with a demand to cancel this decision. In March 2014, the court rejected the claim of the FAS.
The musicians of the St. Petersburg punk-group "the team contract" has got to road accident in Udmurtia. 24 Feb their minibus crashed into a truck. The accident occurred on the route Izhevsk — UVA, when the team was headed for another concert as part of the tour.
As the Director of group Ilya Zolotukhin, no one was seriously hurt.
The presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev together for a ride at a ski resort near Almaty. Informal meeting of heads of state was preceded by the negotiations in the Kazakh city on February 27. After that, the Russian leader will travel to Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The Federation Council member Alexei Pushkov suggested that the inhabitants of the Crimea will refuse support of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. "We all know how Poroshenko "took care" of Donetsk. Now he promises "not to leave without the support of the Crimean people." Something tells me they will refuse," Senator wrote on Twitter.
The US President Donald trump once again called "fake news" rumors about his alleged ties with Russia. "The talk about Russia — this is fake news spread by the Democrats and the media spread rumors with the aim to cover major defeat in the elections and the illegal diversion!" — wrote President in his Twitter.
In the Damascus district of Mazraa, where is the Russian Embassy, was subjected to mortar fire by militants. Near the territory of the diplomatic mission exploded two shells killed and wounded. The fire was coming from the area of Jobar, which is under the control of insurgents.
The US state Department accused the militia of Donbass that they do not abide by the ceasefire. The Agency, in particular, condemned the incident on Friday, February 24, "the attack on the Special observation mission of the OSCE" and "capture the unmanned vehicle" owned by her.