European farmers say Russian import ban may sting, EU says “Ukraine is top priority”

European farmers say Russian import ban may sting, EU says “Ukraine is top priority”

Russia’s import ban on agricultural goods from countries that sanctioned Moscow over the Ukraine crisis may have a negative impact on European producers, farmers say. However, the EU’s ambassador to Moscow insists the bloc’s position will not change.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Wednesday a decree imposing a one-year ban on agricultural produce, foods, and raw materials from countries that have sanctioned Russia.

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