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Russia Bans Alcohol for Olympic Delegation, Kommersant Reports

May 21, 2012

Russia has banned consumption of alcohol by members of the country’s delegation at the London Olympic games, Kommersant reported, citing the protocol of a government meeting.

Alcoholic drinks won’t be offered at any events organized by the Russian delegation from July 27 to Aug. 12, the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Marina Sysoyeva in Moscow at

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