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Russia was not involved in cyber attacks against US companies, says ambassador

  • 8 Jul 08:47

Russia was not involved in cyber attacks against US companies, says ambassador Russia was not involved in the cyber attacks on US and other Western companies, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said on Wednesday in an interview with Bloomberg Television. "As regarding to what you have just mentioned about the recent attack on the United States and other Western countries infrastructure, I would like to say that Russia didn't participate in such attack, Russia didn't stay behind the curtain of such attacks," he said. Russia was not involved in the cyber attacks on US and other Western companies,Anatoly Antonov said. "As regarding to what you have just mentioned about the recent attack on the United States. Read more...

Uzbekistan introduces subsidies for poultry, egg producers

  • 7 Jul 17:09

Uzbekistan introduces subsidies for poultry, egg producers Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has approved a bailout package for the domestic poultry industry, subjecting broiler meat and egg producers to new subsidies and tax breaks aimed at curbing the upward price rally on the domestic market. From June 2021, poultry farms are eligible for a subsidy of 500 soums (US$0.047) per 10 eggs and 1,000 soums (US$0.095) per kilogram of poultry meat sold on the domestic market, Mirziyoyev said in a decree released on June 18. The decree was approved shortly after the Uzbek government discovered that egg producers were suffering losses, while broiler meat producers experienced a sharp decline in profitability due to the. Read more...

Imports of goods from non-CIS countries to Russia up 28.9% in H1 2021 — Customs Service

  • 7 Jul 17:07

Imports of goods from non-CIS countries to Russia up 28.9% in H1 2021 — Customs Service Import of goods from non-CIS countries to Russia in January–June 2021 soared by 28.9% year-on-year to $121.55 bln, the Russian Federal Customs Service said on Tuesday.At the same time, imports edged up by 28.6% annually yet fell by 0.7% month-on-month in June 2021 and totaled $21.32 bln, the Customs says. According to statistics, machinery imports in June lost 1.8% to $11.21 bln. Imports of chemicals fell by 3.6% to $3.92 bln. Imports of foods and raw materials for their production tumbled 0.6% and totaled $2.23 bln. Imports of textiles and footwear import surged by 14.7% at the same time to $1.17 bln. Goods import categories Purchases declined by 32.1% for. Read more...

Food prices have increased all over the world – Vladimir Putin

  • 7 Jul 17:04

Food prices have increased all over the world – Vladimir Putin During the traditional "Hot line" Vladimir Putin said that at the moment the world food price indices are at the highest level for the last 10 years, writes The DairyNews. According to him, food prices have increased all over the world because of the consequences of the pandemic, production problems, and so on. ‘We had the biggest growth in food prices at the end of last year and at the beginning of this year. Sunflower oil and sugar have risen in price the most. The Government has implemented support measures: agreements were concluded between manufacturers and retail chains, as well as subsidies were granted to manufacturers of final products. The. Read more...

Poland, Russia, Romania register ASF in small pig herds

  • 7 Jul 17:03

Poland, Russia, Romania register ASF in small pig herds Meanwhile, African swine fever continues to circulate in Europe’s wild boar as the outbreak total passes the 7,500-milestone.Three European states have reported new cases of African swine fever (ASF) in their respective pig sectors during the past week. Russia’s veterinary authority has officially registered the first outbreak in a new ASF “wave” in Voronezh oblast. According to the latest report to theWorld Organization for Animal Health(OIE), the virus was detected at a farm in the Vorobyovsky district during the last week of June. Of the 549 pigs at the premises, 15 died. The fate of the other animals is not reported. Voronezhoblast is located. Read more...

Cherkizovo eyes Serbia for meat exports

  • 7 Jul 17:00

Cherkizovo eyes Serbia for meat exports The company joined a business mission of agricultural exporters on their trip to Serbia to prospect the market. Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, joined a business mission of agricultural exporters on their trip to the Republic of Serbia. At meetings with local meat processors and traders, prospects for increasing deliveries of Cherkizovo’s products to the Serbian market were discussed. Besides representatives of the Serbian business community, visitors to the Company’s stand included official figures such as Dmitry Patrushev, Russia's Minister of Agriculture. The events staged by the business mission of Russian agricultural. Read more...

Russian scientists are working to produce hypoallergenic MILK after cloning cow and editing her genes to remove protein that causes lactose intolerance

  • 6 Jul 12:17

Russian scientists are working to produce hypoallergenic MILK after cloning cow and editing her genes to remove protein that causes lactose intolerance Researchers inRussiaannounced they have produced the country's first viable cloned cow - and are now editing her genes in the hope of producing hypoallergenic milk.The unnamed calf weighed about 140 pounds when she was born in April 2020. For her first year, she was kept in a separate enclosure with her mother. Now, 14 months, she's up to nearly a half-ton and appears healthy with a normal reproductive cycle. 'Since May, she has been on daily pasture with the other cows of the Institute,' said Galina Singina, a researcher atthe Ernst Federal Science Center for Animal Husbandry and lead author of a new study published in the. Read more...

Import substitution of food products in Russia: fail or win?

  • 6 Jul 12:13

Import substitution of food products in Russia: fail or win? In spite of the strategy of the authorities, Russia is still unable to replace supplies of the main categories of imported products due to domestic production, including those prohibited for import under counter-sanctions in August 2014. European suppliers were replaced by companies from other countries, and in a number of cases it is not about replacing, but about re-exporting the same, mostly European, "banned" products. The evidence of this situation are the figures of the Analytical Review run by the National Rating Agency (NRA). How it started In August 2014, an embargo was imposed on the import of certain categories of goods from Western countries into. Read more...

New harvest will reduce food prices in Russia

  • 5 Jul 11:43

New harvest will reduce food prices in Russia According to the President, the rise in prices for vegetables in Russia is associated with a shortage of production of its own products. Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that the new harvest will reduce food prices in the country, he said during the annual Q&A session on Wednesday "There will be vegetable harvest soon. I hope that this will affect prices," he said. According to him, the rise in prices for vegetables in Russia is associated with a shortage of production of its own products. "Last year we produced potatoes, for example, over 19 mln tonnes. This year there will be about 22 mln tonnes. I hope we have more than. Read more...

Russian Ministry of Agriculture's delegation pays a working visit to Serbia

  • 5 Jul 11:40

Russian Ministry of Agriculture's delegation pays a working visit to Serbia On 1 and 2 July, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture's delegation headed by Minister Dmitry Patrushev paid a working visit to the Republic of Serbia. On the first day in Belgrade, Dmitry Patrushev met with Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of Serbia. The parties discussed prospects for the cooperation expansion. Dmitry Patrushev emphasised that Russian-Serbian relations are a strategic partnership. Agricultural cooperation is also developing intensively, in particular, there is an increase in mutual trade. Dmitry Patrushev also toured the exhibition of Russian agricultural products, which opened as part of a joint business mission. The companies presented beverages,. Read more...