Kyiv: Four more ships carrying agricultural goods stranded due to war in Ukraine (Russia-Ukraine War) were allowed to leave the country’s Black Sea coast on Sunday. At the same time, analysts have warned that Russia is moving troops and equipment to the ports.
Grain-laden ships are expected to depart Kornomorsk and Odessa on Monday, the body overseeing an international agreement to get grain from Ukraine and deliver it to millions of poor people in Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia, where is
An agreement was reached for the safe passage of ships
Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the United Nations signed agreements last month to build a sea channel that would allow cargo ships to travel safely through ports that were blocked by Russian forces and out of that waters. were outside. Also, the Ukrainian army laid landmines. ,
Russia is focusing on the Donbass
Implementation of the agreement, effective four months after the first ship left last Monday, is progressing slowly. In the final four months of the war, Russia has focused on capturing the Donbass region of former Ukraine, where pro-Moscow separatists have held some areas as self-declared republics for eight years.
Britain’s Defense Ministry said in a weekend analysis that the Russian offensive, which began on February 24, is “about to enter a new phase” in which fighting will shift to the west and south along a frontline about 350 kilometers from the city. The occupation from Zaporizhia to Russia extends to Kherson.
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First published: August 07, 2022, 21:21 IST