The New York Observer has reported that during a recent press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin answered a question about the Russian drink Kvass, a fermented beverage commonly made from black or regular rye bread, by taking a swipe at Coca-Cola:
“I don’t know how harmful Coca-Cola is, but a lot of specialists say that it is, especially for children. I don’t want to offend Coca-Cola, but we have our own national non-alcoholic beverages, and we shall help them to win our stores’ shelves.”
To read the whole article, Russians Rage Against America: Enduring Sanctions, Anger Turns to Hate: Racist Names for Obama and Putin Disses Coca-Cola, go to the website of the New York Observer.
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