The CPS opposed the return of beer in stadiums
The CPS has opposed the sale of beer at stadiums. As explained by the “Izvestia” in the Department, such a step will contribute to the alcoholization of the population.
The press service of the Ministry of economic development “news” said that make the decision on the sale of beer in stadiums is advisable after analysis of practices on the implementation of the beverage in the confederations Cup in 2017 and the world football championship in 2018.
In early August Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that the government is considering the question of allowing the sale of beer at stadiums. A decision on this issue can be taken in the coming months. The ban on the sale of beer in stadiums is valid in Russia since 2005.
Member of the expert Council under the government of the Russian Federation Daria Khalturina believes that “drinking alcohol will greatly increase the risk of injury and violence as among the fans and among the passers-by, fallen under the hand of drunken fans” and the situation of the 2018 world Cup may not be significant.