Second day of North Korean airshow starts with demonstration performances of parachutistsSociety & Culture September 25, 6:33
Canada ousts Russia 5-3 in semis on way for 2016 World Cup of Hockey titleSport September 25, 5:41
UN Security Council meeting on situation in Aleppo scheduled for 11am on SundayWorld September 25, 5:02
EU to consider additional actions to facilitate resumption of inter-Syrian talksWorld September 25, 4:16
Ecuadorian president says reasons for low oil prices are geopoliticalBusiness & Economy September 25, 3:40
Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude registered in 99 kilometers from Fiji archipelagoWorld September 25, 3:11
New tourist route "Great Silk Road" opens in North CaucasusSociety & Culture September 25, 2:37
March devoted to anniversary of blockading Crimea "carnival of terrorists" — officialRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 2:25
Rosatom head to attend 60th IAEA General ConferenceBusiness & Economy September 25, 2:01
The document entitled “On the Application of Certain Special Economic Measures to Ensure the Security of the Russian Federation” prohibits or restricts, for one year, the import of certain kinds of agricultural products, raw materials and food originating in a country that has imposed economic sanctions against Russian companies and (or) individuals or has joined such sanctions.
A list of goods the import of which may be restricted in response to the Western sanctions is being prepared and will be approved by the Russian government, its spokeswoman Natalya Timakova said on Wednesday.
“The document is being prepared for signing,” she told ITAR-TASS.
WTO claims against Russia over agricultural import restrictions possible, Russia’s position legally sound, well considered — Ministry.
‘I have formulated this instruction today,” Putin said.
“Political instruments of pressure on the economy are unacceptable and contradict all norms and rules. In this connection, the Russian government has already proposed a number of measures in retaliation to the so-called sanctions by some countries,” Putin said.
“I believe we could quite think about it in the current conditions to secure the interests of domestic commodity producers,” the head of the Russian state said.
The Russian president also said that Russia’s response to western sanctions should be “accurate.”