Russian Cops Capture Heroin Stash

Police capture drug dealers and large heroin stash Moscow Police detained two Tajik citizens and captured five kilograms of heroin in a special operation, Wednesday, on Moscow's Varshavskoye highway. Police found the heroin packaged in individual plastic wrapping, prepared for distribution. According to Russia's Federal Drug Control Service, the Russian Federation is the largest market for the Afghan drug producers, who transport their 'product' with assistance from Tajiks working in Russia. Afghanistan is the world's largest producer of opium, the precursor material for heroin, accounting for approximately 64 per cent of the world's opium cultivation according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.