The change.org initiative has gathered more than 358 thousand of petitions asking Russian President to cancel his order on destroying the imported products and give them to poor.
Such a “feast” in the “city of plague” faced a criticism among Russians and world community as well. Russia has already steamrolled near 319 tons of illegally imported food, including fruit, vegetables, poultry, diary products, beef, pork, fish and seafood.
In this respect, Stratfor global intelligence company forecasted possible outcomes of Russian crackdown on food imports. First of all, Russia will face criticism, the protest will expand. Also to limit the backslash, “Moscow may opt for sporadic crackdowns rather than systematic enforcement of food sanctions. Stratfor also is giving a back to 1920s and 1940s, when drought and food confiscations took lives of millions, including Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the Nouthern Caucasus.