Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Report: Russia to Block US Agricultural Imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. 

(Associated Press)

Update: Aug 7, 2014:

Dmitri A. Medvedev, the Russian prime minister, announced that Russia would ban all beef, pork, fruit, vegetables and dairy products from the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia and Norway for one year.

CreditDmitry Astakhov/RIA Novosti Russian Government, via Associated Press

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