Adulterated Alcohol in Russia: 34 Dead

Thirty-four dead. That’s the latest macabre toll from alcohol poisoning from a locally produced spirit in the Orenburg region of Russia. Since the tragedy in Irkutsk, in Siberia, where around 50 people died after swallowing bath lotion, the Russian authorities put in place a very strict inspection regime for common consumer products containing high levels of ethanol.

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/death-toll-russian-alcohol-poisoning-incident-rises-34-2021-10-10/

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/russia-opens-criminal-cases-after-nine-die-alcohol-poisoning-2021-10-07/

https://www.lavenir.net/cnt/dmf20211007_01622751/russie-10-personnes-au-moins-meurent-apres-avoir-bu-de-l-alcool-frelate

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38363441

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