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High stakes poker game in Russia's sanctions backlash

Published 08/08/2014 | 02:30

Agriculture exports will be hit
Agriculture exports will be hit

The announcement of the Russian ban by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was not a big shock to the Irish food sector.

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It's the aftermath that is likely to sting for much longer.

Trouble first started brewing for a small, but significant, part of Ireland's €10bn food export industry when Russia banned pigmeat imports from the EU.

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