The sale of alcohol in Russia decreased by one third, the expert said

© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova in photobymarcgolub Department in the supermarket. Archival photoThe sale of alcohol in Russia decreased by one third, the expert said© RIA Novosti / Ruslan to Krivobokova the image Bank

The sale of alcohol in Russia decreased by one third, said the head of the project «Sober Russia» Sultan Hamzaev at a press conference.

«There is a decline in sales of 33% across all categories of alcohol — vodka, beer,» said Khamzayev.

He expressed doubt that the data of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation on the reduction of alcohol consumption by 80% over the last few years.

As follows from the «Sober Russia», in 2017 among the most drinking regions were Magadan oblast, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Buryatia, the Chukotka Autonomous district and Perm Krai. The most sober was recognized Mordovia, Tatarstan, Kalmykia, Murmansk and Kursk regions.The sale of alcohol in Russia decreased by one third, the expert said© RIA Novosti, Infografiken sobriety of the Russian regions

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