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In 1995 as many as 27 percent of Russian pensioners continued to work after retiring from their primary job. Alcohol remains the most popularly abused drug, and alcoholic beverages are growing in popularity, especially in informal settlements and rural areas. But it is even more crucial when individuals are required to adapt their attitudes and actions to the changing social pattern of a developing society.

Pages: 334

Publisher: Policy Press; Revised ed. edition (June 17, 2009)

ISBN: 1847423736

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