The legal fight for Stolichnaya vodka is set to cross the globe from Russia to the US in the next few weeks, as lawyers from Kryshtal International, the US-based vodka importer, and the Russian government launch a legal suit against current US trademark owners Allied Domecq. “We are going to be bringing a suit against Allied Domecq to return all profits [it has made] from Stolichnaya to the Russian people,” Ron Matheson, the Kryshtal boss told just-drinks in an interview yesterday.