Wine will curb alcoholism, says Russian president
Russians should drink more wine to fight widespread alcohol abuse, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said.
‘Winemaking is one of the sectors that should be developed and contribute to the eradication of alcoholism,’ he said at a meeting with the governor of Russia’s southern Krasnodar Territory – a region with a burgeoning local wine industry.
‘Countries where this sector is strong have no problems with alcohol abuse: problems with alcohol abuse stem from ‘other drinks,’ Medvedev said.
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