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Russia Responds to Sanctions: Bans All U.S. Food, EU Fruit and Vegs

Friday, August 8, 2014 | Worthy News / World News

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MOSCOW (Worthy News)– Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, Reuters reported.

RIA quoted the spokesman for Russia's food safety watchdog VPSS, Alexei Alexeenko, as saying all European fruit and vegetables and all produce from the United States would be included in a ban drawn up on the orders of President Vladimir Putin to punish countries that imposed sanctions on Russia.

Earlier, Alexeenko told Reuters bans on EU and U.S. goods would be "quite substantial", and would specifically include U.S. poultry, although he declined to give a full list of banned goods. He could not be reached again after the RIA report.

The war of economic sanctions has escalated even as fighting has intensified on the ground in eastern Ukraine in the three weeks since a Malaysian airliner was shot down over territory held by pro-Russian rebels. — Source

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