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Utah orders removal of Russian alcohol from state-run stores


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed an executive order requiring the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to immediately remove all Russian-produced and Russian-branded products from its shelves. The order announced Saturday by Gov. Spencer Cox was in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and mirrors moves by governors of other states. Cox said in a statement announcing the executive order: “Utah stands in solidarity with Ukraine and will not support Russian enterprises, no matter how small the exchange.”

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