U.S. economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine may wind up helping the Alaskan fishing industry.


At least that's the hope of those promoting "Just Say Nyet," a petition intended to get Congress to ban Russian seafood imports.


Organizers cite Russia's possible involvement in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine on July 17, and Russian support for Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's civil war as reasons to boycott Russian seafood.


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