Russia widens McDonald's food safety checks amid US tension
Russia's food safety watchdog has temporarily shut four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow and announced unscheduled checks on a number of other branches.
The actions come amid rising tensions and sanctions between Russia and the West over the crisis in the Ukraine.
However, the watchdog has denied any political motivation to its actions.
Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.
21 Aug 2014
- From the section Business