Russia

This is how to say “cheers!” around the world

Do you know your prosts from your zum wohls? We've teamed up with language app Babble to show you how to say "cheers" around the world, from Portugal to Poland.

Russians told to swap vodka for wine to boost health

The head of the Russian Agriculture Ministry, Alexander Tkachyov, has encouraged the country's citizens to swap spirits for wine in a bid to boost their health. 

Scythian exhibition reveals wine, cheese and weed habits of ancient nomads

The wine drinking, cheese making and marijuana smoking mores of the fearsome ancient nomads, the Scythians, is laid bare at a new exhibition at the British Museum this autumn.

€230 million worth of fake alcohol & food seized worldwide

A joint operation carried out by Interpol and Europol seized 26.4 million litres of counterfeit alcohol and more than 9,800 tonnes of fake food worldwide worth an estimated €230 million, Interpol announced on its website.

December 1916: killing Rasputin

December 22nd, 2016

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