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Stolichnaya Vodka Is Now Officially 'Stoli'
Stolichnaya Vodka Renamed

Stolichnaya Vodka Renamed

It's now officially 'Stoli,' due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine

(Newser) - You probably refer to Stolichnaya vodka as "Stoli" anyway, but now it's official: The company that owns the iconic spirit brand says it is turning that nickname into the vodka's actual name. The move is an attempt to distance the brand from Russia, NPR reports. Calling the...

Gay Bars Boycott Russian Vodka

Verdict still out on White Russians

(Newser) - Many have been calling for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but gay bars across the US have figured out a more immediate way to show Russia how they feel about the country's anti-gay laws: stop buying its vodka. The move was spearheaded by journalist and sex writer...

Budweiser to Paramount: Take Our Beer Out of Flight
 to Paramount: 
 Take Our Beer 
 Out of Flight 
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Budweiser to Paramount: Take Our Beer Out of Flight

Alcoholic pilot drinks a Bud while flying

(Newser) - It's not often that you hear of brands clamoring to be taken out of films, but that's exactly what's happening with Budweiser in Paramount's Flight , which stars Denzel Washington as a high-functioning alcoholic pilot. There's a lot of booze in the movie, including a scene...

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