Kyiv says ‘Russian aggression,’ not West’s sanctions, fueling grain crisis

Ukraine says that Moscow’s invasion is responsible for a global grain crisis, dismissing Russian claims that Western sanctions on Moscow have sent prices soaring.

“We have been actively communicating, the president and myself, about the true cause of this crisis: it is Russian aggression, not sanctions,” Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says during a briefing with Ukrainian journalists released on social media.

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