Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 9

Creation of Caspian Sea Regulatory Body . . . Government of Russia Sets Rules for Coordination Among Scientific Organizations . . . The First All-Russia Food Security Forum . . . Government Increased Level of Subsidies to Agricultural Machinery Producers . . . Government Allocated Additional 2.5 billion Rubles for Plant Production . . . GOR Proposes Ban of Powdered Alcohol . . . Whiskey Under the Brand "Stoli" May Appear on Russian Shelves. . . Miratorg is Expanding . . . The State Duma Approved Amendments to the Federal Law On Fisheries . . . Medvedev Appointed New Deputy Minister of Agriculture . . . Russia Loosens Moldovan Fruit Import Restrictions . . . Special Federal Stamps Introduced for Russian Wine and Brandy.

Russia: Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 9