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Pepsi Once Made a Deal for Warships With the Soviet Union

For a short moment in the late-1980s, Pepsi became the 6th largest navy in the world because of a deal with the Soviet Union. Here’s the story behind how it all happened.

The story of Pepsi’s rise to having a navy started in 1959 when Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev attended the American National Exhibition held in Moscow. Also in…

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