Russian PM Says Russia 'Forced to Retaliate' Against US-EU Sanctions

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on August 7 that Russia was “forced to retaliate” against US and EU sanctions by imposing sanctions of their own on the import of food and agricultural products. “Restrictions are imposed today for one year, but if our partners demonstrate a constructive approach on cooperation, the government is ready to revise the terms of those measures,” said Medvedev.

Read a full transcript here (in Russian). Credit: Government.ru

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