A distillery in Zhitomir has put a picture of President Clinton on 2,000 bottles of its best vodka, according to ads in Ukrainian newspapers this weekend. The new Clinton vodka is in honor of the president’s visit to Kiev May 11. On the labels, Clinton is shown dressed in a Cossack hat and coat and in an embroidered Ukrainian-style shirt. Earlier, other firms have released vodka with pictures of Gorbachev, Yeltsin, and Zhirinovsky on their labels.
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