Re: Samogon still legal (msg. 4048)
- "Samogon-making was made an administrative offense in 1985, and still
in theory carries a fine of up to 60,000 rubles."
"'I've been making samogon for 40 years', said Vasily Vasiliyevich,
71, a former kolkhoz official, speaking from a neighbor's house in
his village 120 kilometres north of Moscow. 'I've gotten used to it.
We prefer it (to vodka). Why not? I make it in the shed from rotten
It appears there has been a move to increase the above theoretical