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The sale of alcohol will be limited in Irkutsk

The sale of alcohol will be limited in Irkutsk
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Irkutsk authorities intend to limit the sale of alcohol on March 1. On this day, the city will celebrate Maslenitsa on a large scale and the organizers want the festivities to be held in a "sober" mode.

According to the press service of the city administration, it will not be possible to sell and drink alcohol in the venues, as well as on adjacent streets within a radius of 100 meters. The holiday will take place on the square at the Trud Sports Palace, mass festivities will be held in Jacobi Bay.

The Irkutsk authorities impose restrictions on the sale of alcohol on the basis of a resolution of the regional government "On the establishment of requirements and restrictions on the retail sale of alcohol in the territory of the Irkutsk region." The ban will be lifted after the end of all events.