Black Sea

EU agriculture officials work on ways to move Ukrainian grain to the world

Jul 25, 2023 | 2:09pm

The European Union will look at helping fund the costly transportation of grain out of Ukraine after Russia halted a deal that allowed Black Sea exports vital to global food security, a top agriculture official said Tuesday. The thorny issue of how to get food products out of Ukraine — and help farmers in neighboring […]

Russia Halts Wartime Deal Allowing Ukraine to Ship Grain

Jul 17, 2023 | 5:13am

Russia halted a breakthrough wartime deal on Monday that allows grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices have pushed more people into poverty. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia would suspend the Black Sea Grain Initiative until its […]

EXPLAINER: What Russia’s suspension of grain deal could mean

Oct 31, 2022 | 9:12am

Russia has suspended its part of the deal allowing Ukraine to ship grain from its Black Sea ports safely amid a monthslong war, and it appears that the remaining partners are now left to take their chances. On Monday, Ukraine said a dozen ships had sailed despite initially reporting that more than 200 vessels, many loaded […]