The first vodka was produced at the Chudov Monastery in Russia in 1430.
The official term "vodka" appeared for the first time in the decree of Elizabeth I "Who is allowed to have cubes to distil vodkas" published on June 8, 1751.
Russian chemist Toviy Lovits proposed to use charcoal to clear vodka of fusel oils in 1789.
Alcohol capacity standard - 40% - was adopted by order of the Finance Minister of the Russian Empire in 1866.
Brand "Russkaya" was established by the Ministry of Food industry of the USSR in Moscow.
Big Gold Medal on the Plovdiv International Fair.
«Русская» ― самая русская среди водок.
"Russkaya" - the famous vodka of Russia. In 1982 its annual sales set a world record -
3 386 520 000 bottles!