Russian food embargo

Putin extends counter economic sanctions until 2020

Putin extends counter economic sanctions until 2020

  Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending specific economic measures against countries that imposed sanctions against Russia until the end of 2020. The document has been published on the …

Russian postpones lifting of food embargo until 2020

Russian postpones lifting of food embargo until 2020

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on extension of Russian counter-sanctions until December 31, 2019, according to the document published on the website of legal information. "To extend from …

 Russian embargo extended to end of 2018

Russian embargo extended to end of 2018

The Russian government extended the embargo on certain types of food from countries that had imposed sanctions on Russia in line with the presidential decree, according to a document, published on the Russian government’s website. …

Russia lifts ban on exports of some Turkish products

Russia lifts ban on exports of some Turkish products

Russia has lifted the ban on exports of onions, cauliflower, broccoli and carnations from Turkey, according to the Government’s decision posted on its official website. "Certain types of goods are excluded from the list, in …

Ban on salt imports to Russia comes into force

Ban on salt imports to Russia comes into force

The decree of the Russian government on banning salt (including table and denatured salt) from being imported to Russia from countries that have imposed sanctions against the country has come into force. The decree affects 26 countries …

Alexei Alekseenko: exports to Crimea beneficial for Turkey

Alexei Alekseenko: exports to Crimea beneficial for Turkey

Crimea is under the food embargo imposed by Ukraine, which gives a chance to other countries to increase exports of food to the peninsula, the assistant head of Rosselkhoznadzor, Alexey Alexeyenko, told Vestnik Kavkaza. …

Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries

Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries

Russia has extended its food embargo to 5 countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein and Ukraine. "The countries' argument for making that decision is that they are obliged to enter ...

Medvedev: Russians have enough meat, milk and vegetables

Medvedev: Russians have enough meat, milk and vegetables

Russia is not suffering from food shortages due to the introduction of the food embargo, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the first meeting of the Government Commission on Import Substitution. "Still, there is no …

Russia preparing new counter sanctions

Russia preparing new counter sanctions

Yesterday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed that the list of states which do not fall under the influence of Russian sanctions be reviewed. He said that there are European countries which have introduced sanctions against Russia, despite …

Russian sanctions officially extended

Russian sanctions officially extended

Today the Russian government issued a decree prolonging "some special economic measures to ensure the security of the Russian Federation" against EU countries, the US, Canada, Australia and Norway. The list includes

Putin extends counter-sanctions for one more year

Putin extends counter-sanctions for one more year

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to extend the embargo on the import of a number of foreign goods for one more year starting on June 24. "The government addressed a letter to me, asking me to extend the measures …

Tkachev says food embargo's expansion will not be radical

Tkachev says food embargo's expansion will not be radical

The list of goods prohibited to import to the territory of Russia will not grow drastically, the Minister of Agriculture, Alexander Tkachev, said. "We have to examine all the proposals. I think there won't be radical decisions to change the list. The list is long enough, we have almost everything on the list," TASS cited him as saying.