Russia’s recently announced plans to switch to homemade condoms might be a business opportunity for Armenia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. As members of the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union, these countries are excluded from Russia’s plans to restrict condom imports.
Ever since Armenia chose membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) over a free-trade arrangement with the European Union, the country has been debating the benefits of ties with one bloc over the other. Now, for the first time, Armenian media has voiced regret that their country is not producing safe-sex items, as the Russian government has said that it will be purchasing only EEU-made condoms.
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