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Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Authority (ABC) announced that they are removing Russian sourced vodka from their shelves.

In line with Governor Glenn Youngkin’s call for decisive action in support of the Ukraine  Virginia ABC made the decision to remove the products.

The products that have been removed include Beluga, Hammer and Sickle, Imperia, Mamont, Orgaika, Russian Standard and ZYR.

Smirnoff and Stolichnaya will remain even thorough they use Russian themes and marketing they have no ties to Russia.

ABC continues to review other products to determine their origins.

Any other products with Russian origins will also be removed from ABC stores.

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