Russia extends Black Sea grain agreement by 60 days
Russia, Ukraine battle for Bakhmut; Moscow says grain deal extended
Ukraine's future hinges on the outcome of battles in the east, including in and around Bakhmut. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, with both sides describing brutal fighting as Russia intensifies a winter campaign to capture the small city. Bakhmut has become the focus of Russia's invasion, with the months-long fight becoming Europe's bloodiest infantry battle since World War Two.
Moscow Says it Shows "Goodwill" in Extending Grain Deal; Chides West for Overlooking Obstacles to Russian Exports
Russia on Tuesday it had agreed out of ”goodwill” to extend the Black Sea deal that facilitates Ukraine’s grain exports. It criticised the West for not doing enough to remove obstacles to Russia’s own exports.
Russia-Ukraine war: grain deal can be extended by only 60 days, says Russian minister – live updates
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Russia suggests renewing Black Sea grain deal for shorter term
Russia on Monday suggested renewing a deal allowing the safe export of grain from Ukraine's Black Sea ports but only for half the term of the previous renewal while the United Nations pledged to do everything possible to ensure the agreement's integrity remained intact.
Russia: 60-day extension of wartime grain deal acceptable
A Russian delegation at talks with senior UN officials said Monday that Moscow is ready to accept an extension to a grain export deal that has helped bring down global food prices amid the war with Ukraine -- but only for 60 days as the Kremlin holds out for changes to how the arrangement is working.
Will Extend Black Sea Grain Deal Automatically If No Objections: Russia
A deal allowing the safe export of grain from Ukraine's Black Sea ports will be extended automatically after it expires on March 18 if there are no objections from the involved parties,