Russian vodka label Stolichnaya has apparently uncovered its brand heritage after years of communist-driven secrecy. International brand director Vincent Gillet says, ‘Following an 18-month period of archive research which has taken us from New York to Moscow, we have finally been able to unveil the legendary history of this Russian classic.’ Stolichnaya, which is the world’s third biggest international vodka brand, claims its origins stem from the early 1900s and was the first vodka to be exported outside Russia.
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