Russia imposes food embargo against Ukraine

As of Jan 1, 2015 the Russian Federation is to impose sanctions against Ukraine.

18 November 2015 14:00

Russia will impose a food embargo against Ukraine, reported Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev as cited by Tass.

- Since Ukraine has joined the economic and financial sanctions against the Russian Federation, we have decided to impose safeguard measures in the form of food embargoes. The decision is postponed until Jan 1, 2016, said Ulyukayev.

Nov 16 the President of Ukraine has introduced sanctions against Russia, which affected Russian banks, airlines and military-industrial complex.