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The bar Bastille in Soulard is banning Russian vodka in protest of President Putin. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

“No Putin Vodka Here:” Soulard Bar Refuses to Serve Russian Vodka

Wicker says discrimination against gays and lesbians, the unrest in Ukraine and, most recently, the downed airliner prompted them to take Russian vodkas off the menu.

08/01/2014

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

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