Latvian distiller owner tries to defuse boycott

Aug 2, 2013 Full story: CBS 3 Springfield

Many gay bars in North America have stopped selling the famous Stolichnaya vodka brand to protest Russia's crackdown on the gay community.

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Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#1 Aug 3, 2013
Latvia is hardly a gay friendly country either. Despite what their gay rights group says, I think the boycott should continue, but people should be aware that it will have little effect on Russia.

To have real effect, some European activists need to blow up or damage one of the many oil pipelines from Russia to the EU, its biggest customer.

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