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Russian Standard Vodka to Sell Ian Macleod’s Whisky Locally

January 24, 2012

Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Roustam Tariko’s Russian Standard vodka brand said today it will distribute Ian Macleod Distillers’ whisky in Russia.

ZAO Rust Ink., a company in Russian Standard’s group, signed a five-year contract with the British distiller and won the right in Russia to sell King Robert II and Hedges & Butler Royal De Luxe whisky, Russian Standard said in a statement.

--Editors: Tom Lavell, Robert Valpuesta

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