Russian businessmen ask Mishustin to remove restrictions on sale of alcohol
Russian entrepreneurs turned to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin with a request to recommend the regional authorities to remove restrictions on the circulation of alcohol, which were introduced amid coronavirus.
According to the law on state regulation of the production and turnover of alcoholic beverages, the retail sale of alcohol in stores is prohibited in Russia from 23:00 to 8:00 local time. Moreover, regional authorities may impose additional restrictions on the sale. In a number of subjects, amid the spread of coronavirus and introduction of the self-isolation regime, the sale of alcohol was additionally restricted.