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Georgia (U.S.S.R.) Moonshine
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DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA--In the Soviet Union, as in the United States, some of the best home-brewed alcohol comes from the hinterlands of Georgia, where rural residents are proud of their moonshine. According to Dr. Vladimir G. Treml, a Russian-born economist at Duke University who specializes in alcoholism in the Soviet Union, the bootlegged Georgian brandy called "chacha" is prized in the...
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