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    Ukraine Extends Import Embargo Against Russia Throughout 2017

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    Kiev made decision to extend the embargo on imports of certain Russian goods until December 31, 2017.

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine's government decided Wednesday to extend the embargo on imports of certain Russian goods until December 31, 2017.

    According to Ukraine's First Vice Prime Minister and Economy Minister Stepan Kubiv, the restrictions are aimed at ensuring Ukraine's national security amid a similar embargo introduced by Russia.

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