In Moscow, he also disappeared for a while, but then reappeared. This was due to the re-registration of the regulations (as the sellers in the tobacco shop explained to me). Now you can buy it again, although the price has increased slightly, and inexpensive brands like Chesterfield have disappeared.
Moscow. December 31, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law introducing a ban on the sale of snus (sucking tobacco) in the country.
Amendments to Article 19 of the Law on Protection of Citizens' Health from Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke, initiated by the State Council of Tatarstan tobacco consumption "and Article 14.53 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation provide for the expansion of the list of prohibited smokeless tobacco products and the establishment of additional restrictions on their trade.
According to the law, wholesale and retail sale of sucking tobacco (snus) is prohibited.