food embargo

Ukraine extends food embargo against Russia until 2018

"A draft resolution has been submitted that proposes to extend until December 31, 2017, inclusive, the ban on supplies to the Ukrainian customs territory of Russian goods, the list of which was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers by its Resolution dated

Russian cheese lovers find way round import ban

Russia's government banned wholesale imports of fresh food products from the European Union in 2014 in retaliation for Western states imposing sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Reuters reports. Suren Matevosyan, a Russian-educated

Ukrainian embargo on Russian imports is coming into force today

On January 10, 2016, Ukrainian embargo on Russian imports is coming into force. On December 29, 2016, the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law on the embargo on Russian imports, introduced as a response of Russia’s embargo on Ukrainian imports

Russia smashed and buried smuggled Turkish tangerins

On January 9, Russian federal authorities destroyed and buried 225.2 kg of Turkish tangerins found in a supermarket in a village of Inozemtsevo, Stavropol region in south Russia. Somehow, a local businessman managed to smuggle fruits to the country. Now, the investigation