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Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016

  • 29 Jun 12:27

The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016. The list of banned products is thought to remain the same, including beef, pork, meat by-products, fish and shellfish, milk and dairy products, vegetables, sausages and so on. RussianPrime Minister,Dmitry Medvedev, stated: "We took these decisions a year ago and are extending them in response to recent decisions of the European Union and a number of other states. We didn’t start this sanctions standoff, and mutual efforts are needed to put an end to it. Unfortunately, we have not seen any positive changes from these states so far.. Read more...