Citiozens of annexed Crimea consume 135,000t of meat per year

Crimea faces meat shortage

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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. 

Crimea's food market has suffered due to a food blockade by Ukraine

Ukraine bodies embark on Crimea food blockade

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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...

Plans to boost the production of lamb could be hampered by water shortages

Russia looks to boost lamb production in Crimea

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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.

Crimean processors say it is too expensive to import meat from Russia

Meat processing crisis hits Crimea

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the coming months the Crimean peninsula could be left without meat products, with almost all companies involved in meat processing at risk of bankruptcy, experts have predicted.

Russian government plans development program for Crimean meat

Russia set to develop meat production in Crimea

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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.


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