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Russia, Belarus hold talks over re-export of banned Western food
By Andrei Makhovsky and Polina Devitt MINSK/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow dispatched top veterinary officials to Belarus on Tuesday after the neighboring country, which has a free trade zone with Russia, said it would not become a back-door conduit for banned Western food products. Last week Russia banned imports of fruit, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, scallops, milk and dairy from the ...(8/12/2014 9:04:49 AM)
Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict.(8/19/2014 3:42:16 PM)
Russia looks for ways to soften impact of food import bans
Russia will allow imports from neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan of food processed from Western raw materials as Moscow seeks to damp down domestic food price rises triggered by its ban on food imports from the West. On Aug. 7, Russia banned all meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetable imports from the United States, the European Union, Norway, Canada, and Australia for one year to retaliate ...(8/18/2014 11:47:17 AM)
Ukraine Crisis: Russia Eases Ban on EU Food Imports via Belarus
In a climb-down from its recent hard-line sanctions regime, Russia is to permit the importation of fresh western food products processed in Belarus. Reuters reports that the government is seeking to arrest the soaring food inflation which has kicked in since a ban on food imports from the EU, US, Norway, Canada and Australia was launched on 7 August. Russia imports some 43% of the food it ...(8/19/2014 5:25:41 AM)
Belarus to host Ukraine-Russia talks
Belarus will host talks between Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE security and rights organisation on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, President Alexander Lukashenko's office said on Wednesday. It did not say when the talks would take place but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked Lukashenko to host them on Thursday and to focus on securing access to the site where a Malaysian airliner was ...(7/30/2014 9:00:08 AM)
Opals enjoy clean sweep of Belarus
The Australian Opals have completed a dominant clean sweep of Belarus with another double-digit victory ahead of the World Championship in Turkey.(8/19/2014 3:29:09 PM)
Belarus says ready to supply Ukraine with oil products
MINSK (Reuters) - Belarus is ready to supply Ukraine with oil products, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko told his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Monday. "Alexander Lukashenko stressed that Belarus understands the acuteness of this problem during the harvesting campaign and therefore, despite domestic needs, will assist Ukraine in ensuring its economy has oil products," the ...(8/4/2014 5:53:54 AM)
Belarus Vows Not to Re-Export Banned Goods to Russia
Belarus has ruled out re-exporting banned Western produce to Russia, the country's agriculture minister said after meeting with Russia's food safety watchdog. Belarus' president Alexander Lukashenko had already ruled out the prospect of the country becoming a transit hub for Western goods into Russia, saying "if Russia had closed its market for certain products, we must not allow the transit of ...(8/13/2014 6:13:35 AM)
Kazakhs to Hoard Food as Putin Sanctions Rattle Alliance
Russia's trade bloc with Belarus and Kazakhstan is showing cracks in the aftermath of limits that President Vladimir Putin imposed on imports of U.S. and European agricultural goods in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. Kazakhstan's government has discussed replenishing stockpiles of food in state funds used to curtail inflation, while Belarus sent a delegation under Deputy Prime Minister ...(8/13/2014 8:42:32 AM)
Research and Markets: Belarus Oil & Gas Report 2014 - Trends, Market Opportunities and Outlook to 2025
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Belarus Oil Gas Trends, Market Opportunities and Outlook(7/23/2014 7:56:00 AM)
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