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Russia and the U.K. Are Running Out of Beer Because of the World Cup

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A World Cup-fueled boon for beer sales is not faring well for thirsty drinkers in Russia and the U.K.
First, celebrations of Sweden's victory over South Korea sucked Nizhny Novgorod, Russia dry. Now, Moscow bars and restuarants are running low on beer supply, too.
“We just didn't think they would only want beer,” a waiter in central Moscow told ESPN. “There are really a lot of people in Moscow...and they are all drinking,” he said. “It's hot, and it's football.”
In the U.K., another problem hangs in the air: CO2 is running low, meaning beer isn't getting its bubbles, nor its gas boost to...
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