Two Russian Airports to Ban All Liquids on Flights Ahead of Olympics

Even prescription medicine and baby food will have to go into checked luggage


Two of Moscow's major airports have banned passengers from taking any form of liquid in their hand luggage as Russia ramps up security ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.

Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo airports will strip people of any liquid, gel, or aerosol in their carry-on baggage, The Moscow Times reported Thursday.