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Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports
Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports

The Kremlin has struck back at the United States and the European Union, banning imports of food and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia for its behavior in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday prohibiting or limiting "certain types of agricultural products originating in countries that have decided to impose economic sanctions against Russian legal entities and/or individuals or those associated with these measures." In theory, the order allows Russia to immediately ban all food imports from the U.S., the European Union, Australia, Canada and Japan, inflicting widespread pain on foreign farmers....

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