Russia blocks tons of potatoes, tomatoes from Belarus

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Russian food safety authorities reportedly turned away several dozens tons of potatoes and tomatoes from Belarus on the grounds that the proper marking and accompanying food safety documents were missing reports Rosselkhoznadzor.

When Russia introduced food imports sanctions against EU sanctions over Ukraine, it strengthened controls over the foodstuffs imported into the Russian Federation to make sure they do not originate from the EU member states.

Photo: ria.ru