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Dutch Fruit Growers Lobby for End of Sanctions against Russia

  • 12 Aug 11:25

Dutch Fruit Growers Lobby for End of Sanctions against Russia The Russian ban on imports of Western agricultural products, imposed as a response for EU and U.S. sanctions on the country, continues to hurt Dutch fruit growers, NOSreports. In June, President Vladimir Putin extended the food import ban to 2020. Fruit growers are now demanding Europe and the U.S. revise the sanctions which were put in place following Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its support for East Ukrainian separatists. “In 2014, 20% of our pears were destined for Russia,” says Gerard van den Anker, spokesman of fruit growers’ associationNFOtold the broadcaster. “Our loss over five years is hard to calculate but the fruit has to. Read more...

3 years of embargo in Russia: The winners and losers

  • 8 Aug 11:12

3 years of embargo in Russia: The winners and losers Sanctions may have a negative connotation, but the bans imposed on Russia have actually forced the country to become more self-sufficient. Thanks to governmental subsidies programs for agriculture, investments in the greenhouse business have become increasingly popular among leading Russian businessmen. Source: Reuters Three years ago, Russia imposed an embargo on the import of products from the EU, the U.S., Australia, and a number of other countries in response to Western sanctions. The supply of beef, pork, poultry, fish, cheese, milk, fruit, and vegetables was banned. A few years have passed, but who has won - and who has lost out - following. Read more...

Is Germany planning to introduce further sanctions against Russia?

  • 11 Oct 10:20

Is Germany planning to introduce further sanctions against Russia? Russian analysts see the possibility of Berlin introducing new sanctions against Moscow over its actions in Syria as unlikely, warning that their introduction would herald a "new reality” – that is, war. The Kremlin does not consider discussions on sanctions constructive. Source: Reuters The German government is considering the possibility of introducing new sanctions against Russia,reportsThe Wall Street Journal, citing an unidentified source. Berlin's motivation is Russia’s behavior in Syria, which, according to German legislators, has exacerbated the situation there.Since the latest ceasefire collapsed in late September, Russia. Read more...