Monasteries of the economy involve deliveries in the Russian city of mozzarella and vegetables, fish and other products, they say.
according to the publication, the monasteries have already started to increase the range of their cheeses as well as among them due to the similar varieties such as mozzarella, ricotta cheese, caciotta. In addition, they began to breed fish and grow more vegetables.
Izvestia talked With father Efrem Mukhin from Valaskova monastery in Karelia. According to his statement, after the introduction of sanctions against Russia in the economy of the monastery began to produce more products - such as trout.
Papa Ephraim said that earlier monastic trout hit the shops in St. Petersburg and Murmansk via intermediaries involved in its processing. Now the plans Valaskova monastery - the erection of its plant for processing, which would allow us to deliver products directly to the market.
From the perspective of a clergyman of the Russian production becomes competitive again. To her punishments were cheaper to buy abroad, and the majority of the monasteries because of this consciously reduced its production.
According to the cleric Novel Bagdasarova, commented on the situation to " Izvestia ", the Monastic economy revives the tradition to help people food during difficult times.
Bagdasarov said that the contribution of the monasteries in the substitution may eventually be increased, at the expense of non-food items.
To date Monasteries of the economy often served the needs of local citizens, With large retail chains are not cooperating.
Western countries Since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In July, the U.S. has expanded its own List.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news