Russia turns to alternative food supplies

Russia turns to alternative food supplies: Domestic food producer and non-EU importers will fill the gaps left on Russian supermarket shelves by the EU import ban, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said this week. Domestic food production was already increasing, he told a conference chaired by President Vladimir Putin, and his department was being inundated by representations from across the world including from Turkey, Latin American, Iran, China and Vietnam. ITAR-TASS