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Siberia: Krokodil Tears

Russia is the biggest consumer of heroin in the world. Nowhere are the country's drug problems more evident than in the Siberian town of Novokuznetsk, which lies on the Kazakhstan border.

by VICE Staff
Oct 31 2011, 1:00am

Russia is the biggest consumer of heroin in the world. Nowhere are the country's drug problems more evident than in the Siberian town of Novokuznetsk, which lies on the Kazakhstan border. A new moonshine drug called Krokodil is gaining popularity in the area, and its effects on addicts are devastating. 

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