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Turkey increases tomato exports

According to the Institute of Statistics of Turkey, the export of Turkish tomatoes is  growing steadily, despite the Russian sanctions. The tomato sales abroad  amounted to $ 123 million in the first three months of 2017, which means an …

Russian sanctions against Turkey lifted by 99%

A full package of documents to lift Russia's sanctions against Turkey will be prepared already this week, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. The agreements voiced by Turkish President …

Russia lifts ban on exports of some Turkish products

Russia has lifted the ban on exports of onions, cauliflower, broccoli and carnations from Turkey, according to the Government’s decision posted on its official website. "Certain types of goods are excluded from the list, in …

Russia enables 'some' Turkish agricultural exports

Moscow signed a decree allowing Turkey to export "some" of the previously sanctioned agricultural products to Russia, a Turkish prime ministry source said Thursday, Anadolu agency reports. The source, who spoke on condition of …

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Russia may lift the sanctions against the West, the First Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, said in the framework of the Gaidar Forum. "Perhaps it is time to understand that the sanctions or counter …

 Putin: sanctions not economic tool anymore

Sanctions are increasingly frequently being used for political purposes in competition, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the country's Security Council.  "Competition for markets, …

Russia prepares unexpected response to US sanctions

Russia has devised a series of asymmetric measures to be taken should the United States tighten up sanctions, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said at a meeting of the Federation Council’s international …

 Russia includes salt in food embargo list

Salt was included in the list of products that are prohibited from being imported to Russia from countries that have imposed sanctions against the country, according to the Russian government. The decision comes into force on November …