Mixing guns and vodka may come with a cost

Mixing guns and vodka may come with a cost

Published: 21 March, 2011, 21:29

Prime Time Russia,
Anna Fedorova,
Neil Harvey

Carrying a weapon while under the influence may become an administrative offense in Russia.

Parliament is debating draft legislation to introduce fines for armed drunkenness.

Policemen and soldiers would be fined up to $700, while those who do not belong to the security forces could be fined up to $170.

Studies suggest 8 out of 10 murders in Russia are committed under the influence using legally obtained weapons.

21.03, 21:26

Moscow fitness center offers yoga and swimming classes for pets

While animal sports centers are well established in the West, the idea has yet to catch on in Russia. RT visited the first cat-and-dog fitness heaven in the Russian capital.

21.03, 21:35

Historama, March 20

Adventures of Russia’s “Samantha Smith” and different fates of the country’s top musicians are recalled in tonight’s Historama.

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