Russia: imports of sour cherry from Afghanistan and peaches from Somali banned

Russia bans import of sour cherry and cherry from Afghanistan and peaches and nectarines from Somali because of suspected smuggling of such products, the Russian veterinary and phytosanitary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said. Temporary restrictions are introduced on import of such products to Russia through third countries as well. Measures are taken in connection with deliveries of…

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Kyrgyzstan: PM instructing state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal

Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov instructed state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal, the department of information support of the government reported. Sooronbay Jeenbekov chaired a meeting on providing capital with local district heating coal at the end of its modernization. “In the autumn-winter season of 2016/2017 the Bishkek HPP will use 450 tons…

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Russia: economic indicators decline slowed down

The decline in Russia’s key economic indicators has slowed down due to implementation of the government’s supportive measures, though they are still in the negative zone, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. “The situation on global financial markets is still unfavorable for us. Though our key economic indicators have narrowed losses they’re still in the…

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