Russia considers banning chocolate and flowers from EU

June 23, 2015 5:31 PM

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After Monday’s extension of EU sanctions, Russia wants to prolong and expand its food embargo. This may include flowers and chocolate, said Russian food watchdog spokesman Aleksey Alekseenko in an interview with Gazeta.ru.

The EU sanctions extension against Russia came into force on Tuesday and will remain until 31 January 2016.

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