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Good times for farmers in Russia

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

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


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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