Russia extends imported food ban through late 2021

Russia President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to prolong the embargo imposed in August 2014 on food supplies, including seafood, from several countries. The ban was introduced on 7 August, 2014, as a response to sanctions taken by Western countries against Russia due to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and the country’s alleged involvement in the war in the eastern part of Ukraine. The ban has since been extended several times. At first, the embargo affected some exports from the United…

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