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28 March 2015
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210 kg of Hashish Hidden in Flowers Seized in Russia – FSB
Some 210 kilograms (460 pounds) of hashish with a street value of about 40 million rubles ($1.2 million), have been found hidden in flowers imported from the Netherlands, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday.
Russian Police Seize Almost 100 Kg of Hashish
Police in St. Petersburg have seized 94 kg of hashish from a man coming into the country from Estonia, a Russian drug control service official said on Thursday.
Moscow Police Seize Over 23 Kg of Drugs
Moscow police have seized the largest haul of drugs they have seen in five years, including 2.5 kilograms of amphetamine and 21 kilograms of hashish, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
Police Bust Drug Dealers Working With Corrupt Cop
A police anti-narcotics squad in the central Russian city of Kostroma has detained a criminal gang engaged in wholesale drugs dealing with the connivance of a local law-enforcement officer, the regional branch of the Federal Drugs Control Service (FSKN) reported on Thursday.
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