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Russia's Food Sanctions Raise Price Worries, Hopes for Domestic Production


Russia's Food Sanctions Raise Price Worries, Hopes for Domestic Production
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Russia retaliated against Western sanctions imposed for its actions in Ukraine by halting food imports from the West. The temporary import ban on food from Australia, the European Union, Norway and North America has Russian consumers concerned that they could face a sharp increase in food prices. But in an ironic twist, the restrictions aimed at the Kremlin have made Russia's domestic food producers hopeful this can boost their business. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow.

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