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Russia Bans 6 Ukrainian Dairy Companies

Imports from six Ukrainian dairy producers have been suspended, Russia's consumer protection agency said, in the latest sign of worsening trade relations between the two countries since the annexation of Crimea.

Rospotrebnadzor said in a statement on Monday it had found that the products violated dairy regulations after conducting laboratory tests.

"To ensure consumer rights Rospotrebnadzor has suspended imports into the Russian Federation of (six) Ukrainian dairy producers," the agency said.

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