Russia cuts food imports in sanctions retaliation

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 5:45 a.m.

A pro-Russia fighter stands near a damaged building Wednesday in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, after a night artillery attack that reportedly killed three civilians.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered restrictions on billions of dollars of food imports from the U.S. and other nations in retaliation for sanctions imposed over the turmoil in Ukraine.

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