Girls smoke in a bar in central Moscow on May 30, 2014. Tough new anti-smoking legislation that comes into force on June 1
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Russian smoking ban hits businesses

8 June 2014 Last updated at 02:14 BST

Restaurants in Russia have reported a drop in customers, since a smoking ban was put in place last week.

The new law was introduced by President Putin as part of his plan to improve public health. It was initially implemented in some public places last year, and has now been extended.

Denise Hammick reports.

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