FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 file photo two women smoke at a downtown street in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is taking place. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012, called for a ban on all tobacco ads, referring to Russia’s “terrifying” smoking statistics. In a video message in his blog on Tuesday, Medvedev listed dismal statistics and insisted that the government’s clampdown will not be targeted at smokers, but at smoking. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, file)

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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 file photo two women smoke at a downtown street in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is taking place. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012, called for a ban on all tobacco ads, referring to Russia’s “terrifying” smoking statistics. In a video message in his blog on Tuesday, Medvedev listed dismal statistics and insisted that the government’s clampdown will not be targeted at smokers, but at smoking. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, file)
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 file photo two women smoke at a downtown street in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok, where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is taking place. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012, called for a ban on all tobacco ads, referring to Russia’s “terrifying” smoking statistics. In a video message in his blog on Tuesday, Medvedev listed dismal statistics and insisted that the government’s clampdown will not be targeted at smokers, but at smoking. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, file)
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