MOSCOW Aug 26 Russia's food safety watchdog has
ordered the temporary closure of one of McDonald's
restaurants in Yekaterinburg in the Urals region, the fifth such
closure in recent weeks, the fast food chain said on Tuesday.
The restaurant was closed as a result of mass unscheduled
inspections by Rospotrebnadzor, the regulator, a spokeswoman for
McDonald's in Russia said.
The state watchdog agency previously closed three McDonald's
restaurants in Moscow and one in Stavropol and unveiled sweeping
checks at its outlets across the country.
Rospotrebnadzor was not immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova, editing by Thomas Grove)