The current political situation in Russia is tense due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. The conflict has led to sanctions from multiple countries, which is also affecting the vaping industry and economy in general.
This report is based on analysis of the current situation in Russia, as the political issues surrounding the conflict with Ukraine have had an indirect impact on the vaping industry. The data analysed covers the period from Q1 2021 up to Q1 2022. For comparability, the data has been extracted in the middle of the quarter (in Q1 2022 it was mid-February), and the data from March 2022 was also extracted as the initial impact on the industry was shown during this period.