The security Council: Russia has compensated for the shortages, despite the sanctions

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Timepiece in fotomontage wheat in the Krasnodar region. Archival photoThe security Council: Russia has compensated for the shortages, despite the sanctions© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Timepiece the image Bank

Russian production of main agricultural products in terms of sanctions stabilized, food shortages, no, said the assistant of the Secretary of security Council Alexander Abilene.

«Despite the sanctions, the level of production of the main agricultural products have stabilized and, in General, food shortages eliminated through the development of such priority areas as animal breeding, pig breeding, seed production and breeding farm, as well as irrigation of agricultural lands,» said Abilene journalists in an interview dedicated to the upcoming at the beginning of June to the 25th anniversary of the security Council.

According to him, food security remains below the threshold only on the share of domestic production of livestock, milk, dairy products and salt.

Russia in August 2014 to restrict imports of products from countries that have imposed sanctions against it over the situation in Ukraine. A ban were meat, sausage, fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, dairy products. In June last year, the embargo was extended until 31 December 2017.

According to estimates of the Ministry of agriculture, during the food embargo of the Russian agricultural producers to replace imported products by almost four billion dollars.