Lithuanian ambassador in Moscow: Russia seeks diversification of food imports

Russia is encouraging consumption of domestically produced goods and is seeking to diversify imports from countries not covered by its import embargo, Lithuania's ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, adding that food product prices in Russia have already increased 5-6 percent and are set to rise even further.
Renatas Norkus
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