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Russian-Made Products Removed From BWS And Dan Murphys Shelves

Major liquor retailers Dan Murphy's and BWS have opted to remove Russian-made liquor products from shelves after calls for boycotts from the Australian Ukrainian community.

The parent company, Endeavour Group, decided to remove Russian-made products from its retail, hotel and online businesses in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Many members of the Ukrainian community were lobbying the company to do so, which influenced their decision. 

"As an organisation, Endeavour Group is deeply concerned with the situation in Ukraine, and we join the calls for peace," a spokesperson said in a statement.

"Following feedback from a variety of stakeholders, we have decided to remove products of Russian origin from our stores, hotels and online businesses in the coming days."

Following Russia's full-scale assault on its neighbour, the federal government has moved to impose sanctions targeting Russian oligarchs, members of parliament, banks and direct sanctions against President Vladimir Putin, his Foreign Minister and Defence Minister.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government is willing to take further steps against Russia, including banning all trade from Moscow.