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AndyJWest
09-01-2010, 06:51 PM
Russians urged to smoke, drink more (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/18/20100901/tod-russians-urged-to-smoke-drink-more-7f81b96.html)
Higher tax revenues - and less pensions to pay, I'd imagine. I hope the ConLibDems don't get ideas...

ROXunreal
09-02-2010, 04:31 AM
Probably the weirdest place on earth after Japan.

Crazy_Goanna
09-02-2010, 06:24 PM
"Alcohol abuse kills around 500,000 Russians annually and greatly impacts male life expectancy, which is lower than in such developing countries as Bangladesh and Honduras, according to official figures."
Startling facts - secret population control?

Airmail109
09-02-2010, 06:50 PM
Half a million? That's got to be wrong, that's the kind of death rate caused by a good size war.

DD_crash
09-03-2010, 05:32 AM
Gets in tax, solves the pension problem. Win/Win. Simples http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif