THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Russia Tries To Kick The Vodka Habit

MYTISHCHI, Russia It was late on a Monday afternoon at the drunk tank in this Moscow suburb, but it could have been any day, at any hour, at any similar facility across this land. People would come. They always do. Such is Russia's ruinous penchant for the bottle and the challenge facing a new government policy to curb it.

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