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The most sober regions in Russia are Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan. The most drinkers regions are the Jewish, Nenets, Magadan regions. The rating was calculated by the number of patients with alcoholism, power of anti-alcohol legislation, volume of sales of vodka and beer, deaths from alcohol poisoning, crimes committed while intoxicated. Russia is provisionally suspended from all foreign track-and-field competitions, including the Olympics. This was decided by the Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations in response to the report of an independent commission of World Anti-Doping Agency about violations of anti-doping legislation in Russia. The Russian plane A321 of the airline "Kogalymavia" that was flying from Sharm El Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed in northern Sinai with 217 passengers and 7 crew members on board. The plane is completely destroyed. November 1, 2015, is declared a day of mourning in Russia. Our condolences to relatives of victims. According to the ranking compiled by the experts of the company Brand Finance, in 2015, the brand "Russia" is worth $ 810 billion ($ 1.167 trillion in 2014), almost 25 times cheaper than the brand "the United States" and 8 times cheaper than "China." The countdown to the start of the World Cup 2018 began at the Manege Square in Moscow. The ceremony was held exactly 1,000 days before the beginning of the tournament. It was attended by a number of officials, current and former players. The first ever World Cup in Russia will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018. More notes from Russia »
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