We buy Vladimir Putin chocolate from the Red Square Russian shop in Tokyo

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee


President Putin chocolate is one of five recommended items you can buy at this specialty food store.

It’s easy to come across “Western” or “ethnic” food stores in Japan, but what about those looking for Russian groceries? Many will be surprised to know there’s now a store for that, and it’s located in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district.

▼ Aka no Hiroba (“Red Square”) is the bricks-and-mortar branch of import food company Victoria Foods Market, which opened in February 2021

Victoria Foods Market specialises in Russian imports, and as soon as you step foot inside the store, you’ll

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