Russian Alcohol Awareness Project. By: Liz DiMartino , Francis McNulty, Colby Sherman, and Carl Bongiorno. R.A.A.P. Mission Statement. To minimize the current alcoholism problem in Russia and to prevent future alcoholics by providing education and awareness through the Russian school system.
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By: Liz DiMartino, Francis McNulty, Colby Sherman, and Carl Bongiorno
To minimize the current alcoholism problem in Russia and to prevent future alcoholics by providing education and awareness through the Russian school system.
the government’s dealings
in the alcohol industry
national alcohol spending
known alcoholics – the total
number is constantly
alcohol consumption is
13 years old
- A common meeting place and support group for alcoholics to strive towardssobriety together
- There is no information translated into English on the Russian AA website
- OPORA– a 12-step Christian prevention and recovery program
- Salvation Army – provides a Christ-centered addiction prevention and recovery program
- Russian Orthodox Resistance – the Orthodox Church feels that one does not need a 12-step program to recover, one simply needs to attend church services
Capital - Moscow
Climate - Ranges from humid conditions in much of European Russia to subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north
Population - 143,782,338 (as of July 2004)
Religion - Russian Orthodox, Muslim, and a small percentage of others
Government - Federation
- a type of sovereign state with aunion of some self-governing states united by a central government.
Russian 81.5%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 3%, Chuvash 1.2%, Bashkir 0.9%, Belarusian 0.8%, Moldavian 0.7%, other 8.1% (as of 1989)
The typical greeting is a firm, almost bone-crushing handshake while maintaining direct eye contact and giving the appropriate greeting for the time of day
Always arrive on time or no more than 15 minutes later than invited.
Meetings and negotiations are slow; No one in Russia likes to be rushed!