Russian Chemistry Teacher Accused of Setting Up a Drug Lab

Russian news media have compared the case to the "Breaking Bad" television series.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that Russian media have compared to the “Breaking Bad” television series. The prosecutors in Russia’s second-largest city have accused a chemistry teacher of setting up an underground lab to produce amphetamine. They said Friday the man engaged a colleague, who taught physics at school, to help find customers. They say the two…

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