Russia: $13.5 mil. of synthetic drugs seized in Moscow Region raids

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Director of Russia's Federal Drug Control Service Viktor Ivanov announced the seizure of 350kg (771.6lbs) of synthetic drugs with a value of two billion roubles ($13.5 million, €12.4 million) during a press conference in Moscow, Tuesday.

SOT, Viktor Ivanov, Director of the Russia's Federal Drug Control Service (Russia): "During Operation Pianist, we uncovered and eliminated an extensive criminal drugs network that was engaged in the wholesale deliveries of synthetic drugs."

SOT, Viktor Ivanov, Director of the Russia's Federal Drug Control Service (Russian): "As a result, we detained the leader [of the criminal network] and got information about the transnational elements of this criminal association."

SOT, Viktor Ivanov, Director of the Russia's Federal Drug Control Service (Russian): "Found during the operation: 350 kg of synthetic drugs designed for the manufacture of seven tons of smoking mixtures."

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Some are trying to destroy the Russian society from within

Author — NaderR

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I hate this type of news. They say "synthetic drugs" but never specify the is the actual substance...

Author — El Güero