The Ministry of Justice of Russia banned the activities of the head organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia due to “extremist activities”.
The bill was discussed in the government on Monday, March 13th. The participants of the meeting did not have any “conceptual remarks” regarding this bill.
As it was reported last Thursday, the WTO rejected Russia’s appeal to the organization regarding its decision to invalidate the Russian ban on shipments of pork products from the EU.
Ukraine has filed a suit against Russia to the World Trade Organization because of the restrictions for transit of Ukrainian goods through Russian territory to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
According to Russia Today, the head of Rostekhnadzor Alexei Alyoshin sent a letter to member of State Duma Valery Rashkin with a suggestion to prohibit using of natural gas in residential buildings.
The official representative of the Foreign Ministry of Lithuania Kestutis Vashkelyavichyus explained why judges of the Constitutional Court of Russia were denied entry to the country.
The list of medical devices, that are prohibited from buying abroad by municipal medical institutions if the goods have at least two domestic analogues, was tripled.
The head of the Ministry of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev said that the restrictive measures against Turkish farmers may be canceled before the end of the year.
7,500 tons of vegetables, fruits, and animal products were destroyed by Rosselkhoznadzor (Russia’s Agriculture Controlling Service – RRT) in 1 year.
Web resources of the manufacturer of anti-virus software Comodo were blocked by Roskomnadzor (Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies, and Mass Communications), said Roskomsvoboda project.