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.
President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with the Governor of KHMAO — Yugra Natalia Komarova in connection with an event of a major accident, which killed 12 people. Putin expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and instructed to render all necessary assistance to the relatives of the victims and to the victims.
The number of victims of a major accident that occurred on the afternoon of 4 December on the route Khanty-Mansiysk — Tyumen rose to 12. These data lead to the Prosecutor's office and the MOE. Injured more than 20 people, they are delivered in regional clinical hospital. At the scene continue to work rescuers, doctors and police.
The consequences of a major accident at Khanty-Mansiysk, which killed at least 10 people, including nine children, have got on camera DVR. Previously the Investigative Committee of Russia reported that the transfer of the children was not properly agreed. Criminal case is brought.
The Russian boxer Eduard Troyanovsky received injuries battle with an African Julius, Indongo. "We went to the hospital after the fight, it was revealed that there are no pathologies, no flaws. No not a concussion, all right. Now I want to take a break from everything and then to think about how to go further," said Troyanovsky.
The European broadcasting Union, the organizer of "Eurovision", denied information about a possible transfer of music contest from Kiev to Moscow. No such plans, said the Deutsche Welle EBU.
The presidential candidate of the far-right Austrian freedom party Norbert Hofer conceded defeat in the elections of the President, which took place on 4 December. He had received 39.6 percent of the vote, his opponent former green Party leader Alexander van der Bellen — 60.4 per cent.