RUSSIAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RUSSIAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317288-79/beer-carlsberg-percent-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317288-79/beer-carlsberg-percent-russia.html.csp">Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T10:08:02.123-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Copenhagen • Beer sales in Russia, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries are down and expected to keep falling as political tensions weigh on the region’s economy, brewer Carlsberg said Wednesday. The Danish company owns a range of brands across the world, including Baltika Breweries, based in its vast Russian market. Consumers there are drinking less due to uncertainty about the country’s economy, which some experts estimate is sliding into recession. Beer consumption dropped 7 percent i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583172882014-08-20T10:08:02.123-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T10:08:02.123-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317288@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:08:02 MDT Ukrainian forces attack two rebel-held cities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312955-68/ukrainian-kiev-russia-held.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312955-68/ukrainian-kiev-russia-held.html.csp">Ukrainian forces attack two rebel-held cities</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T19:50:21.826-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced 300,000 more. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prepared to host German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday before heading to a meeting next week with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The next two weeks “will be crucial for finding the way to move ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583129552014-08-19T19:50:21.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T19:50:21.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312955@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:50:21 MDT Ukraine accuses rebels of shelling civilians in convoy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58310581-68/ukraine-convoy-rebel-attack.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58310581-68/ukraine-convoy-rebel-attack.html.csp">Ukraine accuses rebels of shelling civilians in convoy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NATALIYA VASILYEVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T18:52:43.647-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 06:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling of the convoy but said it did not know who was responsible. The refugees were attacked with Grad rockets and other weapons imported from Russia as their convoy traveled on the main road leading from Russia to the rebel-held city of Luhansk, Col. Andriy Lysenko...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583105812014-08-18T18:52:43.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T18:52:43.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310581@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:52:43 MDT Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp">Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARCIA DUNN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cape Canaveral, Fla. • Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. Russian Oleg Artemiev cast the 4-inch box off with his gloved right hand as the International Space Station sailed 260 miles above the cloud-flecked planet. The nanosatellite gently tumbled as it cleared the vicinity of the orbiting complex, precisely as planned. “One, two, three,” someone called out in Russian as Artemiev let go of the satellite. Cam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583097722014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309772@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:28:31 MDT Ukraine says troops enter rebel-held city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58307090-68/ukraine-russia-vehicles-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58307090-68/ukraine-russia-vehicles-sunday.html.csp">Ukraine says troops enter rebel-held city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T19:35:02.501-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military acknowledged that another one of its fighter planes was shot down by the separatists, who have been bullish about their ability to continue the battle and have bragged about receiving support from Russia. An Associated Press reporter spotted a column of severa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583070902014-08-17T19:35:02.501-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T19:35:02.501-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The main holdup was a lack of security guarantees from all sides in the conflict, said the International Committee of the Red Cross, which would have responsibility for distributing the aid. Ukrainian officials are concerned...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304369@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:35:23 MDT Krauthammer: Why Hillary got it right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303913-82/obama-russia-russian-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303913-82/obama-russia-russian-state.html.csp">Krauthammer: Why Hillary got it right</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Krauthammer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:03.173-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.” — Hillary Clinton, The Atlantic, Aug. 10 WASHINGTON • Leave it to Barack Obama’s own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his foreign policy: a total absence of strategic thinking. Mind you, Obama does deploy grand words proclaiming grand ideas: the “new beginning” with Islam declared in Cairo, the reset with Russia announced in Geneva, global nuclear disar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Roman Seleznev, 30, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev, appeared in U.S. District Court in Seattle, where he was indicted in 2011 on charges that involved hacking into computerized cash registers,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583020202014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism driven by agreement over a Russian aid convoy bound for eastern Ukraine. The White House said it was looking into what it called unconfirmed reports that Ukraine’s security forces disabled vehicles in a Russian military convoy insid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583018852014-08-15T18:47:08.93-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T18:47:08.93-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301885@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:47:08 MDT Moscow, Kiev closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298541-68/convoy-russian-ukraine-luhansk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298541-68/convoy-russian-ukraine-luhansk.html.csp">Moscow, Kiev closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Karoun Demirjian</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T20:28:22.755-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • A Russian aid convoy struck a new course toward rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, apparently flouting Ukrainian demands that all humanitarian shipments be subject to government inspections and prompting Kiev to threaten a direct confrontation if the convoy tries to pass through. “Any attempt to introduce any convoy without the agreement of Ukraine will be considered an open aggression,” Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters in Kiev. “The entire w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298541@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:28:22 MDT Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298548-68/putin-russian-russia-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298548-68/putin-russian-russia-ukraine.html.csp">Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NATALIYA VASILYEVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T20:28:22.857-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yalta, Crimea • Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. Putin’s cautious statements and the terse reports in state media could signal a Kremlin desire to de-escalate the worst crisis in Russia-West relations since the Cold War. Putin’s remarks contrasted with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582985482014-08-14T20:28:22.857-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T20:28:22.857-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298548@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:28:22 MDT Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296687-79/percent-quarter-economy-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296687-79/percent-quarter-economy-ukraine.html.csp">Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Well, that didn’t last long. After four quarters of meager growth, the fragile economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone creaked to a halt in the second quarter. Growth was zero. After only 0.2 percent in the first quarter. Now who will get out and push? The European Central Bank, with a further monetary stimulus? Or governments in France and Italy, which have dragged their heels in making their economies more business-friendly? Either or both could help. Especially if th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966872014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296687@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:14:01 MDT Aid convoy bound for Ukraine parked in southern Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294071-68/ukraine-aid-russian-convoy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294071-68/ukraine-aid-russian-convoy.html.csp">Aid convoy bound for Ukraine parked in southern Russia</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T19:27:10.171-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Voronezh, Russia • Hundreds of Russian trucks carrying aid intended for rebel-held eastern Ukraine remained parked Wednesday in the southern Russian city of Voronezh, their fate shrouded in mystery as Ukraine accused Moscow of plotting to use them as a cover for invasion. Fighting between government troops and pro-Russian separatists increased as the U.N.’s human rights office released figures showing the number of people killed in eastern Ukraine appears to have doubled in the last two weeks to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582940712014-08-13T19:27:10.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T19:27:10.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294071@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:27:10 MDT Ukraine: Red Cross must deliver convoy of Russian aid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58290108-68/russian-ukraine-trucks-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58290108-68/russian-ukraine-trucks-ukrainian.html.csp">Ukraine: Red Cross must deliver convoy of Russian aid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:21:58.757-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine. The televised sight of the miles-long convoy sparked a show of indignation from the government in Kiev, which insisted any aid must be delivered by the international Red Cross. Ukraine and the West have openly expressed its concern that Moscow intends to use the cover of a humanita...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582901082014-08-12T21:21:58.757-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T21:21:58.757-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58290108@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:21:58 MDT Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp">Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the United States and the European Union. The mission will be conducted under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The organization said in a statement it is ready to facilitate the operation with the involvement of all sides concerned following a Russian initiative to provide huma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582843292014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284329@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:18:09 MDT Rebels in Ukraine back away from unconditional cease-fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282568-68/ukraine-rebels-donetsk-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282568-68/ukraine-rebels-donetsk-russian.html.csp">Rebels in Ukraine back away from unconditional cease-fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T20:03:02.312-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day before. With a string of military successes and broad support for its campaign from the West and most of its domestic base, Kiev has taken a hard line against the rebel forces and promised it will only relent when the separatists surrender. Donetsk rema...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582825682014-08-10T20:03:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T20:03:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282568@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:03:02 MDT Russian ban on ag imports to affect Idaho farmers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58281353-79/idaho-russia-ban-exports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58281353-79/idaho-russia-ban-exports.html.csp">Russian ban on ag imports to affect Idaho farmers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AUDREY DUTTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Idaho Statesman</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T11:34:42.427-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise, Idaho • Idaho farmers may feel a small sting from the new Russian ban on food and agricultural imports from the West. Russia was the 14th largest export market for Idaho agriculture as of last year, according to the Idaho Department of Agriculture. The nation retaliated Thursday for sanctions imposed on it by western nations over the crisis in Ukraine. As a result, the Russians have banned ag imports from the West, including the U.S., European countries, Canada and Australia. The U.S. exp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281353@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:34:42 MDT New Ukrainian rebel leader gives Moscow distance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58276788-68/rebel-russian-ukraine-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58276788-68/rebel-russian-ukraine-russia.html.csp">New Ukrainian rebel leader gives Moscow distance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T18:46:50.664-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • A Ukrainian has replaced a Russian at the helm of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine and declared that he wants “only moral support” from Moscow, as the Kremlin apparently tries to rebut Western claims that it is calling the shots among the rebels. Many in the rebel ranks decry what they call Russia’s betrayal of their cause, but most vow to keep on fighting even as Ukrainian government troops close in on the main rebel stronghold, the eastern city of Donetsk. In an ominous si...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582767882014-08-08T18:46:50.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-08T18:46:50.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276788@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:46:50 MDT Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273324-68/russia-billion-russian-ban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273324-68/russia-billion-russian-ban.html.csp">Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T18:39:28.161-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 06:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Russian diners won’t be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States — the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West. Although the U.S., Canada and the European Union together will take more than a $17.5 billion hit from the one-year ban, Russian consumers may feel it more than Western farmers. Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, shrugged off the impor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582733242014-08-07T18:39:28.161-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T18:39:28.161-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273324@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:39:28 MDT Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp">Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia banned most food imports from the West on Thursday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will also likely lead to empty shelves in Russian cities. The announcement shows that while President Vladimir Putin doesn’t appear ready to heed Russian nationalists’ calls to send troops into Ukraine, he is prepared to inflict significant damage on his own nation in an ec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715802014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:56:44 MDT