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Russian Federation | 15 September 2017
Russia, Turkey seek to handle all problems related to agriculture

Russia and Turkey are eager to overcome all problems related to the agriculture sphere, which suffered a lot during the cooling period in Ankara-Moscow relations back in late 2015-early 2016. Repre...


Russian Federation | 13 September 2017
Russia ready to develop cooperation in agriculture with US

Russia expressed readiness to develop cooperation with the United States in the field of agriculture, including in promoting US investments to Russia’s agricultural sector, Russia’s Ministry of Agricu...


Russian Federation | 4 September 2017
Russian agriculture thrives as sanctions close off imports

If western sanctions aimed to cripple Russian business, nobody told the country’s fish farmers. In the cold waters of the Barents Sea, Russian Aquaculture, the country’s largest salmon producer has...


Russian Federation | 7 August 2017
Switzerland discontinues investigation into Russian ex-Minister of Agriculture

In Switzerland, the investigation into the criminal case over money laundering by former Head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Elena Skrynnik has been discontinued. This decisi...


Russian Federation | 4 July 2017
Russia's agriculture minister expects food embargo to be in effect until 2020

Russian Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev expects that the food embargo will be in effect until 2020, he told journalists on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Conference of the Food and...


Russian Federation | 19 June 2017
Russia, China expand cooperation in agriculture

Russia and China have agreed to improve bilateral agricultural cooperation mechanisms, Russian deputy agriculture minister Yevgeny Gromyko told TASS by phone on June 18 from the Chinese city of Nanjin...


Russian Federation | 20 April 2017
Russia’s agriculture sector booming despite or thanks to intl sanctions

There's a world of opportunities for investors in Russia's agriculture commodities market with farming in the country flourishing under international sanctions. Following the Western penalties impo...


Russian Federation | 19 April 2017
Russian agriculture sector flourishes amid sanctions

When the EU and US imposed sanctions on parts of Russia’s economy following military intervention in Ukraine 2014, some local officials portrayed the blockade as an opportunity. Together with a fallin...


Russian Federation | 30 March 2017
Russian agriculture exports to China to total 52 mln tonnes by 2028

Russia's agricultural exports to China within a long-term contract will total 1.5 million metric tonnes next year and 52 million tonnes by 2028, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Wednesday. ...


Russian Federation | 10 March 2017
France: Russia Sanctions to Remain

France's foreign minister says sanctions on Russia cannot be lifted until there is progress in Ukraine. The European Union sanctions were imposed on Russia for backing separatists in eastern Ukrain...


Russian Federation | 13 December 2016
Russia becomes major actor on global agriculture markets

Russia made significant progress in developing its agriculture sector and became a major actor on global agricultural markets, UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Director-General Jose Grazia...


Russian Federation | 7 December 2016
Kremlin to sell own-brand dairy products online

The Russian government is to give the public the chance to sample a range of delicacies previously reserved for senior officials. Presidential press secretary Elena Krylova says an online shop sell...


Russian Federation | 28 November 2016
Is the Russian beef production model our future?

Out on the range, a lone cowboy enjoys the solace of the fresh air, the view of the rugged terrain and his cattle grazing peacefully on land that has been in his family for generations. He’s a humble ...


Russian Federation | 23 November 2016
To fight grievances, Russian farmer takes road to Putin's Kremlin

Farmer Alexei Volchenko is determined to get to Red Square, a 775-mile journey he has on four occasions tried—and failed—to make on a tractor, a sailboat and a hot-air balloon bearing the face of Pres...


Russian Federation | 14 October 2016
Russia shifts focus from oil to agriculture

Russia’s biggest industry has been oil production historically, but the country appears to be trying to diversify that by putting more emphasis on agriculture. The former soviet state has been rel...


Russian Federation | 30 September 2016
Goals, resources and results from Russia's trade wars

Conflicts can be solved diplomatically, militarily or economically. Russia has had disputes with Turkey over tourism and Egypt over wheat exports. The Kremlin has even fought economic battles over fru...


Russian Federation | 14 September 2016
Kiwi dairy ranks well with wary Russians

The fine milk and butter products of New Zealand have long had a good reputation in Russia. A journalist in central Russia, Nataliya Shkol'naya, sent Dairy News this exclusive, rare look into the ordi...


Russian Federation | 8 September 2016
Russia earns more from agriculture than arms sales

One of the results of Russia's food embargo against the EU and a weaker ruble has been a remarkable boom in agriculture, reports German weekly Der Spiegel. Russian agriculture has been in decline s...


Russian Federation | 7 September 2016
Russia earns more from agriculture than arms sales

One of the results of Russia's food embargo against the EU and a weaker ruble has been a remarkable boom in agriculture, reports German weekly Der Spiegel. Russian agriculture has been in decline s...


Russian Federation | 1 August 2016
Russia's acres beckon Chinese farmers

Perched in the cabin of a clunky Russian tractor, Li Chengbin, a 62-year-old peasant farmer from China, drove round and round in ever widening circles, plowing a field to get it ready for planting — a...


Russian Federation | 28 July 2016
Sanctions were not discussed directly with German agriculture minister - Russian minister

Lifting of sanctions and counter measures was not discussed directly during the meeting with German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt, Russian Economic Development Minister Akexey Uly...


Russian Federation | 7 July 2016
Russian Agriculture Ministry opposes return to full cooperation with Turkey

Russia’s Agriculture Ministry opposes resumption of Turkish food imports to Russia to the full extent, saying that Moscow needs to be "prudent" regarding the issue of returning to cooperation with the...


Russian Federation | 5 July 2016
Russian PM to chair first session of legal commission for agriculture

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is expected to chair the first meeting of a governmental commission for a comprehensive and steady development of rural areas. Apart from Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minis...


Russian Federation | 23 June 2016
Russia plays down threat to ban Belarus dairy imports

Russia played down on Wednesday its threat to ban dairy supplies from Belarus, its largest supplier. The threat came during a dispute over the price for Russian gas sold to Belarus. Russia has in t...


Russian Federation | 10 June 2016
Russian Agriculture Ministry to allocate $3.1m to support biotechnologies

Russian government’s support of biotechnologies development in agriculture will amount to 200 mln rubles ($3.1 mln) in 2016, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Elena Astrakhantseva said on Friday. "200...


Russian Federation | 31 May 2016
Giant locust swarm descends on farmland

The massive swarm is so huge it has spread for 70 thousand hectares across farmland in southern Russia. Local authorities have reportedly scrambled vehicles and aircraft to combat the major infesta...


Russian Federation | 23 May 2016
Asian businesses investing about €3.5bn in milk and dairy production in Russia

Russia banned many Western food imports, including dairy, in 2014 in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, creating supply shortfalls and spurring investments in its agricultural sector. Vietname...


Russian Federation | 19 May 2016
Thai & Chinese investors to build $1bn dairy plant in Russia

Thailand's largest agribusiness Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) and China’s Banner Dairy are to spend $1 billion building a diary in the Russian city of Ryazan. The facility intends to produce 400 thousan...


Russian Federation | 6 May 2016
Russia plans to start meat and poultry exports to China

China may soon open its market to Russian meat and poultry according to Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev. Exports of poultry may begin before the end of June this year, added the minister. La...


Russian Federation | 25 April 2016
Billionaire farmers reaping fortunes from Russian food sanctions

Russia’s geopolitical conflicts, anemic oil prices and weakened ruble are working out rather well for the country’s biggest publicly traded farming company. Ros Agro Plc has ambitious plans to buil...