Russia weakens food embargo against Western countries

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has allowed the import of poultry meat, beef and vegetables, which are used for the production of baby food.

A document with the relevant decree was posted on the official Russian legal information website. Russian Ministry of Agriculture was instructed to develop a procedure for confirming the purpose of the imported goods.

Previously, almost immediately after the announcement of the G7 plans to extend sanctions against Russia, Dmitry Medvedev announced about Russia’s intention to extend the food embargo until 2017. For nearly two years, distributors and retailers have adapted to the new conditions and do not expect any changes in their work due to sanctions., Kommersant

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