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Photo: ©FAO / Vasily MaksimovThe impact of Russia’s ban on food imports from Western countries is the subject of an analytical note published by FAO this week.

On 7 August 2014, the Russian Federation announced restrictions on imports of agricultural and food products from countries which, in an earlier move, had imposed sanctions on Russian business interests in connection with the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

12 September 2014, Budapest, Hungary


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