Turkey and Greece promise to cooperate more in the face of the war in Ukraine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday they wanted to “focus on what unites them” rather than on issues that oppose them, in the context of the war in Ukraine. Mr. Erdogan had seized the opportunity of a visit by the Greek Prime Minister to Patriarch Bartholomew I … Read more

How to Stop Russia’s Plan for Global Food Chaos

About 25 million tons of grain now sit in Ukrainian silos blockaded by Russian ships. By disrupting global food and energy supplies, the Kremlin seeks to spark multiple international crises, forcing the West to pressure Ukraine into negotiations. The US should spoil Russia’s strategy by establishing a maritime corridor with a naval coalition of the … Read more

EU tries to get grain from Ukraine as Russia′s war drags on | Europa | News and current affairs from around the continent | DW

As top EU diplomats met in Luxembourg on Monday, the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, warned of the risk of famine, particularly in Africa, should Ukraine’s efforts to export wheat be further thwarted. “The problem comes from the Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain,” Borrell told EU foreign ministers — making it clear once again … Read more

A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

Russia has become a target for accusations that have nothing to do with reality. Our country is being imputed with trying to take steps aimed at deliberately degrading global food security, preventing Ukrainian agricultural exports by sea, and blocking the sowing campaign in that country. It’s time to put an end to these speculations. According … Read more

Ukraine’s Besieged Farmers Fear War-Time Harvest ‘Hell’ | World News

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – As 10-metre high mounds of sunflower meal smoulder among the blackened ruins of one of Ukraine’s top agricultural terminals, farmers in this front-line region are scrambling to survive a harvest under Russian fire. They see Russia’s shelling of the Nika-Tera port facility in the southern city of Mykolaiv on June 4 … Read more