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Did you Know? Russia ran short of vodka as it celebrated the end of WWII.

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If you ask someone to list three things that are uniquely Russian, they will most likely mention cold, communism, and, of course, vodka. It should come as no surprise that the Russians were overjoyed when the Third Reich fell after being punched almost all the way to Moscow by the Nazis and battling their way back to Berlin. The Soviet Union was enveloped in jubilation and street celebrations that lasted for days and days — even non-drinkers regarded this as reason enough to join in the fun. That is, until the nation's vodka stockpiles were depleted. Only 22 hours after the festivities began. The countrywide hangover has now begun...

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