Many denizens of the heartland are serious about standing up for their beliefs and push back against a beverage beloved by the Russkies.

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“We are removing all Russian vodkas until further notice,” Jacob Liquor Exchange partner Jamie Stratton said. “You know the sanctions on them. You know, this is a little sanction, in our opinion. And what they are doing is causing higher gas prices. We have delivery trucks, so it’s hitting our bottom line, hitting everyone else’s bottom line.”

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Wichita liquor store takes Russian vodka off shelves

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Jacob Liquor Exchange on Rock Road is taking a stance on the situation in Europe. One of the partners of the store, Jamie Stratton, says it took three different Russian branded vodkas off its shelves Friday morning.