Putin orders agricultural import bans in sanction retaliation

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Posted: Aug 06, 2014 11:12 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin's press service said on Wednesday.

Putin ordered his government to come up with a list of goods to be banned for imports into Russia and to last one year, the Kremlin said.

(Writing by Dmitry Zhdannikov, editing by Louise Heavens)