Russia will ban all imports of US food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union after President Vladimir Putin ordered retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow, a state news agency reported today. Read full article
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Good opportunities are opening up. The focus is to achieve and maintain this new market that opens.Aug 07th, 2014 - 08:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
@1. Russia is about to die!Aug 07th, 2014 - 11:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Hurray!!!( Ira from Chile. )Aug 07th, 2014 - 12:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
A fantastic replacement for the stagnant mining business.
The EU must find a culprit, so I suggest they condemn Israel!!! (And who else?)
It looks as if Russia won the world corruption contest.
Apples and pears,Aug 07th, 2014 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
egg and the chicken,
all Russian to me...lol
Good luck with the fruit full of dangerous chemicals like Argentina's pesticide flavoured lemons.Aug 07th, 2014 - 04:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Good for the Argentines-more money to pay off all those outstanding debts.
I bet the 'Decree' is recinded before six months are out.Aug 07th, 2014 - 06:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
@5Aug 08th, 2014 - 03:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
I can guarantee you that as a genuine EUian, there is more pesticide in poison in your own skin than in the worst argentine lemon.
I am actually not joking, this is proven science. European soil, air, and water are the 2nd most polluted in the world only after China's. Mainly due to legacy pollution from the prior 200 years, but that takes a while to clear up.
Russia is doing well banning your food, but they banned it for the wrong reasons. A health ban would have sufficed, as it is totally warranted with any poisoned EUian food. Which basically is any food that grows in Europe.
This could prove very dangerous for latam when world wide sanctions are imposed as Russia continues its aggression. Here we go again...all the commies having a love-inAug 08th, 2014 - 12:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
#7Aug 08th, 2014 - 12:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I am actually not joking, this is proven science. European soil, air, and water are the 2nd most polluted in the world only after China's.
At least in terms of Air Pollution (which causes a lot of deaths through respiratory illnesses) that's very possibly true: Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Romania do seem to have a high-rate of death attributable to urban air pollution (http://www.who.int/heli/risks/urban/urbanenv/en/). However, Argentina similarly has a very high-rate, well above all of Western, Northern, and Southern Europe.
Lumping Europe together is exceptionally misleading. Moreover, Western and Northern Europe have about the highest average life expectancy in the world, only surpassed by Australia+NZ, Japan, and Canada.
@8Aug 08th, 2014 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
It impossible happen given that Russia itself has veto power in the UN Security Council.
The West is what should be afraid of our sanctions.
#7Aug 08th, 2014 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Of course you would know this as a fact living in secluded isolation and getting your knowledge 3d hand from whatever source fits your prejudices.
I would back any produce from where I live and air quality against anything in Argentina
I suppose the pesticides in Argentinian food accounts for your mental instability.
The West is what should be afraid of our sanctions.
What sanctions could you employ that would affect us in any great way.
Stop the export of mangos ?
World wide sanctions means from all parts of the world NOT an UN mandatory sanction applicable on all member states.
If you think the rouble is a better currency than the $US go ahead. See what it can buy you on the international market.
You are too stupid! Not what we sell is what we bought.Aug 08th, 2014 - 10:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
#12 You buy things from the west BECAUSE you cannot produce them yourself. Your aircraft industry would come to a shuddering halt without technical expertise that you cannot obtain locally. Same with other hi-tec projects. You are reliant on outside expertise.Aug 09th, 2014 - 09:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Calling me stupid when you post videos of the mighty Brazilian armed forces OR Wermacht videos which never have anything to do with the subject. Dear oh dear !
There seem to be several Brasileiros...I take it you are the really stupid one .
Clyde, have you noticed that Alistair is now claiming to be 'a genuine EUian', when last week he was a genuine Chinese?Aug 09th, 2014 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
All these lies means that everything he says is worthless.
#14Aug 09th, 2014 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I think the lad has mental problems. Obviously clever in an academic way but socially troubled.
#15 agreedAug 09th, 2014 - 05:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Meanwhile, I have been wondering about if Putin retaliates US/EU sanctions: plans to redirect food purchases from Latam will affect the possible EU/MercoSur trade deal?
Surely the EU policy-makers can't be happy about this?
Anyone have any thoughts on that?