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Most Russians see food embargo as appropriate response to Western sanctions

  • 2 Oct 09:11

Most Russians see food embargo as appropriate response to Western sanctions A growing number of Russians have noticed a change in food store merchandise under the impact of the food embargo enforced in August 2014, sociologists have said. According to the Romir research holding, the percentage of Russians who have paid attention to the disappearance of some or many customary foods has grown from 21% in September 2014 to 43% now. Some 37% said only a few familiar brand names were gone, and 6% said they could not find most customary food products. The share of those who did not notice any change in brand names is down, from 79% in September 2014 to 58% now. Thirty-nine percent of Russians regretted a decline in the quality of food over. Read more...