Black Sea grain: Is Russia weaponising global food security?

Published by

On 22 July, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, declared that he was relieved. It seemed as though a global food crisis in the making, and mass famine, could be averted. As a response to Russia’s blockading of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports, cutting off this breadbasket from the food markets of the World, the UN, Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey had struck a deal. Russia would promise to loosen its blockade and to allow Ukrainian produce to leave the blockaded ports – in exchange for the lifting of sanctions on Russia’s own grain exports. The deal was intended to allow million…

Read More

See also  The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 248

Leave a Reply