Putin decree bans or limits farm produce, food imports from countries party to sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree banning or limiting for a period of one year the import to Russia of farm produce, raw ingredients and foodstuffs from countries that signed up to sanction against Russia, the Kremlin press office said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree banning or limiting for a period of one year the import to Russia of farm produce, raw ingredients and foodstuffs from countries that signed up to sanction against Russia, the Kremlin press office said.

The decree, which comes into effect the day it was signed, orders the government to come up with a list of farm produce and food subject to the restrictions.

Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Likhachev told Interfax that the list was ready and now had to be approved by the government.

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