Moscow police have reported 989 cases of driving under the influence since an anti-drunken driving campaign was launched Sept. 24, RIA Novosti reported.
"In the last 24 hours, the Moscow police have detained 236 drunk drivers on Moscow roads, of whom 154 underwent alcohol tests while 82 refused to take a breath test," the local Interior Ministry's press office said.
Authorities have been putting more pressure on drunken drivers in Moscow after a Sept. 22 crash, in which a 29-year-old man lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a bus stop, killing seven people. Five of the victims were children. The driver told police he had been drinking for two days straight.
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