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Russian Breweries
Recent survey has showed the Russians are big beer lovers and prefer this hopped drink to wine. Such foreign brands as Holsten, Miller, Guinness, Velkopopovický Kozel and Tuborg have to compete with the most popular Russian beer trade marks. Some of them are exported and available abroad. Here they are.
Russian Vodka Producers
Vodka is one of the words strongly associated with Russia. Being a national alcoholic drink, Russian vodka numbers over 100 brands produced all over the country. No common family celebration is possible without drinking vodka; unless you are under 18 or simply dont take strong alcohol. Below you will find the information on the biggest Russian producers of most popular vodka brands.


Russia to Block Websites Which Sell Alcohol
Starting from the next year, Russias alcohol regulation watchdog will be blocking websites believed to sell alcohol.
Export and import of vodka in Russia equals each other
Russian producers of vodka have exported 2.3 million dal of vodka in the first half of 2012, what is just 5.5% of its total production volume, reports
Carlsberg Group got ownership of 96.77% of Baltika Breweries
The Dutch company Carlsberg Group has increased its ownership of the Russian Baltika Breweries by 12.05% to 96.77% through a voluntary offer that expired on 9 August.
Nemiroff started bottling vodka in Russia
The shareholders of the Ukrainian company Nemiroff have started producing vodka at plants in Russia, in Penza Region and Tatar Republic.
Only 10% of Russian People Are Ready to Give Up Beer Because of New Law
The latest public-opinion poll has revealed the attitude of Russian people to the new "dry law" that restricts beer trade and consumption.

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