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Support for Food Sanctions Still High Among Russians (infographic)

Although most Russians think that there are probably better ways to handle confiscated sanctioned food products than destroying them, support for the ban on foodstuffs from Western countries remains high, according to a poll from the analytical Levada Center, conducted Aug. 7-10.


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