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Drug Smuggling to Russia via Finland Increasing

By Balzafire, Aug 10, 2010 | Updated: Aug 16, 2010 | |
  1. Balzafire

    Increasing amounts of illicit drugs are being smuggled to Russia via Finland, reports the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat According to Russian authorities, smuggling to Russia has increased gradually over the past five years.

    Rising standards of living in Russia have increased demands for drugs from the West, said Timo Virtanen, the Nordic police and customs liaison in St. Petersburg in an interview with the newspaper.

    Drugs that are smuggled to Russia through Finland include heroin, amphetamine, cocaine, and cannabis. Officials in the Nordic Countries have also made note of Finland’s role as a drug transit route.



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