Putin Orders the Destruction of Embargoed Foodstuffs from the West

RUSSIA-EU-SUMMIT-UKRAINE-DIPLOMACY-AMBASSADORS According to official data, the average cost of foodstuffs in Russia increased by 14.3 percent in the first half of this year, largely because of the embargo of Western products. In late June, Putin announced his decision to extend the embargo on perishable food products from the European Union for one year, in response to the extension of the sanctions taken by Brussels against Moscow for its role in the crisis in Ukraine.

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