Why and how distillery production arose

Vodka in Russia is a one of a kind product in the sense it had been always closely connected with economic and social issues of any society, any formation in the state.

If so, the identification of “date” of vodka nascence is to be conducted by detailed and thorough analysis of relevant economic and social situation in the country. In other words, it is necessary to have a close eye on the situation of the middle of XIVth century through beginning of XVIth century, analyzing all the events of those one and a half centuries and checking out whether there were certain moments that changed drastically the conditions that existed before and became a certain leap, shift, change in social life, existence of the state.