Wine & distilled beverages sales. Liters per person (2012)

Patchwork Stories

  • 12/18/2014
    Atle Staalesen, BarentsObserver.com
    Figures from Patchwork Barents indicate a major decline in alcohol consumption among Russians. Access to alcohol drinks in the country is far from as easy as only a few years ago, BarentsObserver reports. In many Russian regions, you will today not be able to buy alcohol beverages in shops after 9 pm and all kind of alcohol drinks, even...
  • 12/03/2014
    Atle Staalesen, BarentsObserver.com
    The Finnish company Fortum gets comprehensive ownership of hydropower capacities in Northwest Russia. The deal signed between the three companies will give Fortum ownership over all of TGC-1’s hydropower assets in Murmansk Oblast, the Republic of Karelia and Leningrad Oblast. In addition, the Finnish company will take over a 15 percent stake in...