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Ukraine's Parliament adopts law allowing sanctions against Russia
Ukraine’s parliament adopted Thursday legislation allowing more than 20 sanctions to be applied against Russia, including a halt to energy transit through the country.

14.08.2014 11:04

EU denies bullying Russia's trade partners over food ban
The EU is not working to thwart Russian trade with Latin America and elsewhere in the world, EU spokesman Peter Stano tells RT.

13.08.2014 12:13

Russia suspends alcohol imports from Ukraine - consumer rights watchdog
Russia has decided to suspend alcohol imports from Ukraine on August 15. On Wednesday the consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said there had been a number of breaches in consumer legislation.

13.08.2014 13:49

Ecuador: We don’t need permission to trade with Russia
Ecuador doesn’t need anybody’s permission to export agricultural products to Russia, which now has a big gap that needs to be filled after it banned supplies from a number of western countries, said President Rafael Correa.

13.08.2014 08:41

Ukraine parliament approves first reading of sanctions against Russia
Ukraine’s Parliament has approved the first reading of an anti-Russian sanctions package that includes 29 measures that are said to be “an efficient reaction to potential threats to national interests and security.”

12.08.2014 07:06

Rosneft-Saras joint venture still on, just delayed
Italian oil refiner Saras has confirmed its joint venture projects with Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft has not ended. The company said it expects the deal to sell oil, and begin refining operations together will be delayed, not canceled.

11.08.2014 11:24

Yota refutes rumors of HQ move, will stay in Russia
Yota Devices, the maker of Russia’s first domestically made smartphone, has denied reports the company is shifting its headquarters to Canada.

11.08.2014 08:52

Who is hit hardest by Russia's trade ban?
Germany and Poland will lose the most trade with Russia, and neighboring Finland and Baltic states Lithuania and Latvia will lose a bigger proportion of their GDP. Norway will see fish sales to Russia disappear, and US damages would be very limited.

08.08.2014 07:18

Ukraine may block all transit from Russia in sanctions row - PM
Ukraine ready to impose sanctions against any transit via its territory, including air flights and gas supplies to Europe, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Friday.

08.08.2014 11:38

Finnish dairy producer Valio to keep production in Russia
​Factories in Russia owned by the Finnish dairy company Valio will continue operating despite Thursday’s import ban on foodstuffs including dairy products.

08.08.2014 10:56

Stocks in Russian food companies soar amid Western food ban
Shares in some of Russian food producers have added almost 40 percent by midday on Friday. The surge comes a day after Moscow imposed a one-year ban on imports of food products from the West.

08.08.2014 09:17

Russia’s import ban means big business for Latin America
​Russia’s 1-year ban on food products from the EU, US, Canada, and Norway will force Russia to increase food imports from Latin America, specifically Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina.

07.08.2014 09:25

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