MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald ' s restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism.
* Food safety watchdog to check McDonald ' s outlets across Russia
* U.S.-Russia ties soured by Ukraine crisis (Adds McDonald ' s comment, checks underway in more regions)
TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - McDonald ' s Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said it had not placed any orders to import chicken from Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) a few days
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Russia's food safety watchdog is conducting checks at McDonald ' s restaurants in the Tatarstan region and will begin scheduled checks at its outlets in the region of Bashkortostan later this month, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Russian food safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor will start conducting checks at McDonald ' s restaurants in the southern Krasnodar region next week, local watchdog official Irina Voronkova told Reuters.
Rospotrebnadzor says it is now conducting spot checks at McDonald ' s (NYSE: MCD ) restaurants in the Sverdlovsk region of the country. Yesterday, Russia temporarily closed four McDonald ' s restaurants in Moscow, stating possible sanitary
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Russian food safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor is conducting unscheduled checks at McDonald ' s restaurants in Sverdlovsk region, Itar-Tass news agency reported, citing local...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald ' s restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.
* McDonald ' s shares down 0.3 percent (Adds analyst comment, paragraphs 22-23)