The Crimean peninsula may soon face an acute shortage of meat and other short shelf-life products, due to the so-called energy blockade from Ukraine, according to reports from local officials and market participants.
A number of Ukraine businesses and social organisations have launched a so-called food blockade of Crimea. The move, implemented from 20 September and connected to Russia’s annexation of the peninsula last year, has a largely political motive and could...
Russia is considering creating a large cluster of facilities to rear sheep breeds for meat in Crimea, as part of a project to develop agriculture in the peninsula, according to government administrators in the region.
The Russian government has prepared a preliminary development program for the recently annexed Crimean peninsula, which provides that the priority sectors for investment would be tourism, wine and meat production.