Russia imposes 'full embargo' on food imports from EU, U.S.

Russia imposes 'full embargo' on food imports from EU, U.S.

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia is imposing a "full embargo" on food imports from the EU, U.S. and some other Western countries, in response to sanctions over Ukraine, BBC News reports.

In televised comments to the government, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said it would include fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports.

Australia, Canada and Norway are also affected.

Russia is also banning Ukrainian airlines from transit across its territory, including flights to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey, PM Medvedev said.

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