Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Sober New Year in the Central Moscow
23.12.2011 11:23
Sober New Year in the Central Moscow

Those citizens and tourists who want to celebrate New Year's Eve on Moscow streets, should prepare for the sober holiday, as the authorities decided to ban the sale of alcohol in the city centre on New Year's Eve night.

      All shops in central Moscow will stop selling all alcoholic drinks at 7pm local time on December 31 and can not resume until 8 am the next day. Not only alcohol but all drinks dispensed into glass containers will be banned.

      The Moscow City Government say the ban will stop drunken revellers in the streets, and prevent extra rubbish. It is also said that the Moscow officials will take preventive measures against trafficking of illicit substances.

      Moreover, the sale of pyrotechnics can only be allowed in special magazines but not through street selling.

      Prohibition on the sale of spirits after 10pm was introduced in Moscow this year. Wine and beer can still be bought.

      Alcohol production can also be bought in the city's suburbs and in Moscow's bars and restaurants.


      

Source: Lenta.ru Image: top.rbc


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Moscow Russian Winter New Year holiday  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Folklore Festival "Russian Field" Will Be Held In Tsaritsino
29.07.2016
Bloomy Apple Tree Festival
10.05.2016
The Aurora Cruiser Is Finally Restored
29.07.2016
Free Transportation Will Be Provided During FIFA World Cup 2018 and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
16.03.2017
"Street of the Far East Festival
19.08.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Old Moscow  Nadezhda Rumyantseva  Aeroexpress  Rock Festivals  Russian history  Russian academy of sciences  Vandalism, Old Moscow  Architecture Monuments  Bells  Resources  Russia's gas reserves  Mikhail Gluzsky  Archaeology  Religions  six-seat taxi   Russian churches  Moscow  Painting  Russian sportsmen  ecology  environment  Yury Yakovenko  Fyodor Fedorovsky  censorship in Russia  Drawing  Russian society  Moscow events  Beer Labels  Russian tourism  Dima Yakovlev Law  Archeology  Russian sportswomen  Intel ISEF  education  Russian Cinema  Grishin Robotics  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow Panorama  Russian business  New Year  IT  Pussy Riot case  Ilya Repin  Dasha Gauser  Russian Literature  rural tourism  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian directors  adoption in Russia  Kazan Gifts 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites