Russian medical supplies dwindle as drug manufacturers cut back

Russian medical supplies:  Foreign manufacturers are cutting their production volumes of vital life-saving medications destined for Russia  as the rapid devaluation of the rouble and restrictive state pricing policies  continue to decimate profit margins.”We have canceled or reduced orders for the production of medicines on the Vital and Essential Drugs List at factories abroad,” an unidentified top executive at a foreign pharmaceutical company told the Vedomosti business publication this week. The Moscow Times