Mancini unlikely to drop Russia’s Zenit for West Ham — Italian ex-striker VialliSport October 23, 20:05
Volkswagen and Daimler inspected in European Commission’s antimonopoly probesBusiness & Economy October 23, 19:40
Baltic Fleet corvettes on long-distance voyage pass through English ChannelMilitary & Defense October 23, 18:56
South Korean chain to open 33 movie theaters in MoscowBusiness & Economy October 23, 18:41
Russian MP blasts Riga’s educational language reform ploy as ‘linguistic genocide’World October 23, 18:28
Collector robbed of masterpieces by top Russian artists worth over half a million dollarsSociety & Culture October 23, 18:04
Russian expert calls Trump's decicion to quit UNESCO irresponsibleWorld October 23, 18:03
Russian anti-doping agency’s chief says all WADA’s reinstatement criteria metSport October 23, 17:50
Russia to focus on environmental problems at UN AssemblySociety & Culture October 23, 17:29
MOSCOW, August 18. /TASS/. The Russian Prosecutor-General's Office has opened a hotline for reporting the facts of illegal imports and sale of food banned for import into Russia, the press service of the Prosecutor-General’s Office told TASS on Tuesday.
"Russia’s Prosecutor-General’s Office has organized a hotline to receive messages about illegal imports and sales of banned products," the press service said.
Russia introduced a package of counter-measures last August in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the United States, the 28-nation European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway against Moscow over its stance on developments in neighbouring Ukraine. Russia’s counter-sanctions involved a one-year ban on most food imports of meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetables worth $9 billion a year from countries imposing sanctions against Moscow. In June, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to extend Russia’s embargo on Western products until August 2016. On August 13, Russia added Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein to the list of countries subjected to counter-sanctions.
"Meanwhile, unscrupulous suppliers are importing these products without due quality control and without complying with the conditions of transportation and storage, which may be dangerous for citizens’ health," the Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on destroying food products under the Russian embargo on July 29, 2015. On August 6, the Russian watchdogs started implementing the decree.