Russian Prime Minister signs decree to extend list of countries that fall under counter-sanctions
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that extends the list of countries that fall under Russian counter-sanctions. The official statement was made at a Cabinet meeting on 13 August, as Russian news agency TASS has reported. The list now includes Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as well as Ukraine, under special conditions.
"Now in addition to the European Union countries, Australia, Canada, Norway and the United States, that saw a ban on export of some agricultural products last August, we've added a number of countries - Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein, and Ukraine under special conditions," the Russian prime minister said, recalling that these states have joined the earlier decision on the extension of the EU sanctions against Russia.