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Topic - Oleksandr Maksymov
It took a weekend road tragedy to jolt Russia into action over one of its most deadly threats: a chronic culture of drunken driving.
Moscow police say they have detained more than 130 drunken drivers over the past 24 hours, including a man who crashed his car into a bus stop, killing seven people and injuring three.
Alexander Maximov, had been arrested for drunken driving in 2010 and told police that prior to Saturday's accident he had been drinking for two days.