It’s pollock and politics as importers and exporters of the whitefish try to figure out just what impact there could be on the market based on sanctions related to the tension between the United States and Russia over activities in Ukraine.

On the Russian side, President Vladimir Putin has issued an import ban that would keep American pollock out of Russia in response to ongoing U.S. sanctions. In the United States, Rep. George Hochbrueckner (D-NY) has started the “Just Say Nyet” campaign…