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The July increase in basic foodstuffs prices in the occupied Crimea reaches 40% compared to the same period in 2015.

This information is reported by Krymstat on the monitoring results.

In particular, tomatoes prices have grown the most - by 43% (from 73 rubles in July 2015 to 128 rubles in July 2016), cucumbers - by 35% (from 30 to 46 rubles), sugar - by 25% (from 42 up to 56 rubles) and vodka - by 21% (from 505 to 642 rubles).

Milk prices have increased by 18%, potatoes - by 16%, butter - by 15%. Prices for meat grew least of all: beef rose from 399 to 425 rubles per kilo (6%). Pork, on the other hand, got cheaper by 3% (from 345 to 335 rubles per kilogram).

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