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Good times for farmers in Russia

Ban on imports of Western products sends local consumers scurrying for homegrown products

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The sanctions have made people start to think more about where their food comes from, says Mr Akimov.

Moscow

BORIS Akimov's cellphone, which quacks like a duck, started to sound like a whole flock soon after President Vladimir Putin imposed sweeping food sanctions barring many Western imports last August.

Major Russian grocery chains, desperate to find new suppliers, tracked down

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