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Russia’s Imports Restrictions to Hurt Latvia’s Dairy Products Producers

RIGA, August 7 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s ban on imports of agricultural and food products from the countries that imposed sanctions against Moscow, will hit Latvian producers of dairy products, the head of Latvia’s Agricultural Market Promotion Centre Inguna Gulbe told journalists Wednesday. Gulbe added that some goods are produced specifically for Russian consumers, such as tinned fish, and finding[La suite……]

août 7, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Brazil Offers to Boost Chicken Export to Russia

MEXICO CITY, August 7 (RIA Novosti) – Brazil’s meat and poultry industry could compensate for US chicken deliveries to Russia after Moscow banned all agricultural products from the United States in response to stiffer economic penalties, according to Francisco Turra, president of the Brazilian Poultry Association. Turra said Brazil, the world’s largest chicken exporter, was ready to bump up its[La suite……]

août 7, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russian Food Retailers to Adjust Suppliers Lists Over Import Restrictions

MOSCOW, August 6 (RIA Novosti) — Russian food retailers will substitute foreign suppliers with domestic producers in light of temporary restrictions on food imports to Russia, an industry official said Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree earlier on Wednesday banning imports of agricultural and food products from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia for one year. « The decision[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Imports Ban Could Cause Short-Term Food Price Hike in Russia

MOSCOW, August 6 (RIA Novosti) — Russia’s agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, said Wednesday that food imports restrictions could cause a short-term increase in food prices in Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree earlier on Wednesday banning imports of agricultural and food products from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia for one year. The Russian Cabinet is expected to draw[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russia Says West ‘Shot Itself in Foot’ by Imposing Sanctions on Moscow

MOSCOW, Aug 6 (RIA Novosti) – Western sanctions opposite Russia’s invulnerability zone will glow behind at a United States and a European Union, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday. “To be honest, a West is working inadequately. They are shooting themselves in a foot by commanding sanctions. You might remove a marketplace in an hour though it might[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russia Plans Increased Fruit and Vegetable Imports From Turkey

MOSCOW, Aug 6 (RIA Novosti) – The conduct of Russia’s rural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor, Sergei Dankvert, will plead a probability of an boost in a import of fruits and vegetables from Turkey with Turkish Agricultural Ministry deputy Nihat Pakdil on Aug 8, a Rospotrebnadzor matter said. The talks will be hold in a format of write conference. On Aug 1, Rosselkhoznadzor[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russia to Give ‘Tough’ Response to Western Sanctions Soon – Senior Official

KOROLEV, MOSCOW REGION, August 6 (RIA Novosti) – Russia will soon unveil a series of protective economic measures – including in the sensitive space industry – aimed at taking the edge off recent Western sanctions, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday. « All our measures will be aimed, primarily, at protecting our economy, » Rogozin, who oversees the defense and space[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russia to Conduct Military Drills on Conflict of Two Imaginary Nations

ASHULUK, August 6 (RIA Novosti) – Drills at the Ashuluk firing range in Russia’s southern region of Astrakhan entered their active phase on Wednesday, with the Russian military preparing to train for conflict between two imaginary states. During the maneuvers, recently labelled by US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki as “provocative,” the servicemen will be involved in a conflict between[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

Russia’s Dobrolet Signs Deal With Boeing for 16 Aircraft

MOSCOW, August 6 (RIA Novosti) – Low-cost Russian airline Dobrolet signed a deal with Boeing for 16 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to be delivered in 2016-2017, Dobrolet’s Director General Andrei Kalmykov told RIA Novosti Wednesday. Kalmykov did not reveal the contract price, but according to the official Boeing price list, the aircraft cost about $90 million each. Dobrolet is also currently[La suite……]

août 6, 2014 RiANOViSTi

$2 Million Worth of Levitan Paintings Stolen From Museum

Five paintings by famous Russian 19th century artist Isaac Levitan with a total cost of over $2 million were reported stolen from his memorial house in Plyos earlier on Tuesday. “Paintings called « The Halt, » « Roses, » « Ravine with Fence, » « Water Margin (Pond) » and « Quiet Stream » were stolen.” – the local authorities reported, “Some of these pieces were given to the museum,[La suite……]

août 5, 2014 RiANOViSTi
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