August 14, 2015

Communists draft bill allowing handouts of seized banned food to needy

Instead of destroying foodstuffs from countries sanctioned by Russia, Communist MPs propose making the food state property and using it as aid for the poor, victims of natural disasters and other disadvantaged groups.

The draft allowing for these changes was published on the State Duma’s official website on Thursday. Read more.

RT

Related,
Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries: Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein & Ukraine - RT
Russia decides not to put Georgia on food embargo list — cabinet - TASS

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