Envoy says Donetsk Republic won’t agree to leave DebaltsevoWorld October 20, 21:42
IIHF chief Fasel: Appointing ex-Olympian as Russia’s sports minister an 'excellent choice'Sport October 20, 21:37
Militants in Aleppo are disrupting ceasefire and hindering evacuation, Lavrov tells KerryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 21:25
Three Russian officers injured in gunmen's precision fire in SyriaWorld October 20, 21:09
Hungary’s foreign minister: Agreement between US, Russia only way to solve Syrian crisisWorld October 20, 20:38
Federal Guard Service refuses to comment on GPS problems near KremlinSociety & Culture October 20, 20:22
Lavrov: West lets Islamic State 'genie' out of bottle in Middle EastRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 19:45
Five years since Colonel Gaddafi’s death, Libya still floundering in turmoilWorld October 20, 19:03
Senior Russian MP outraged by Charlie Hebdo’s cartoon over Orthodox center in ParisRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 18:59
“If we look at last year’s export volume in the sectors affected by the sanctions, the planned losses are assessed at some 55 million euro. The dairy industry will account for half of the losses - it will be affected the most. Though, the finance minister said earlier, Latvia’s economy as a whole will not suffer considerable damage. But separate sectors, dairy, in particular, will suffer serious losses,” she said on Latvian television.
According to the prime minister, Moscow’s response to Western sanctions will also damage allied industries. “The railways minister said that damage in the allied industries could amount to some 20 million euro, it will also affect transit services,” Straujuma said.
These are preliminary estimates, she added. The specific figures will be known in the near future.issued a decree, banning or limiting for one year the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food from the countries that supported economic sanctions against Russia. The president instructed the government to compile the list of products the import of which will be limited or banned, as well as called for taking measures for checking food prices.
Russian government’s resolution, signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on August 7, says that Russia introduces the total ban on the supplies of beef, pork, cheeses, poultry, milk and fish from the EU countries, from the United States, Australia, Canada and Norway.
The import restriction was Russia’s first response measure to sanctions, imposed on it over the Ukrainian developments by the United States, European Union, Canada and Japan.