Russia’s Largest Retailer Sidesteps French Cheese Ban in Ruling

A customer checks the prices of slices of cheese inside an OAO Magnit hypermarket in Krasnodar, Russia, on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

PJSC Magnit, Russia’s largest retailer, successfully defended its right to sell French cheese in court despite the government ban on imports of certain food products from the European Union.

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