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Restaurant Association President Calls For NYC-Wide Boycott of Russian Vodka

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Some bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday, in an ongoing protest against Russia's crackdown on the gay community.

Holding up a bottle of the popular Russian brand Stolichnaya, United Restaurant and Tavern Owners Association President Paul Hurley shook his head and called for a city-wide boycott of Russian spirits and liquor.