Ukraine, Russia agree to resume grain exports

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Ukraine, Russia agree to resume grain exports

  • Ukraine and Russia signed a landmark agreement with Turkey and the UN to unblock Ukraine’s Black Sea grain exports after a Russian blockade raised fears of a global food crisis.


  • The deal agreed through UN and Turkish mediation establishes safe corridors along which Ukrainian ships can come in and out of three designated Black Sea ports in and around Odessa.
  • And both sides also pledged not to attack ships on the way in or out.

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War Effects

  • Up to 25 million tonnes of wheat and other grain have been blocked in Ukrainian ports by Russian warships and landmines Kyiv has laid to avert a feared amphibious assault.

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