Ukraine to ban array of Russian food imports in response to similar ban by Russia

January 2, 2016 2:00 PM

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MOSCOW – Ukraine says it will introduce a wide-ranging ban on food imports from Russia in a week, a response to Russia's ban on food products from Ukraine.

The decree published on Ukraine's government website on Saturday said the imports will be banned as of Jan. 10. They include meat, fish, vegetables, fruit and dairy products. A similar Russian ban came into effect on Friday.

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