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Europe · Moscow

Putin says Russia is ready to help solve food crisis if West lifts sanctions

46% Center coverage: 39 sources
Kremlin spokesman says West must cancel unlawful decisions that hamper chartering ships and exporting grain. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says food, fertilizer and seeds are exempt from sanctions. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says Putin is trying to hold the world to ransom.See the Story
Europe · Kyiv

As Ukraine war grinds, world pushes for way to get grain out

64% Center coverage: 17 sources
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov sought to shift the blame to Western sanctions. Ukraine is one of the world's largest exporters of wheat, corn and sunflower oil. The war, including a Russian blockade of its ports, has prevented most of those products from leaving the country.See the Story
Europe · Berlin

West mulls having Russian oligarchs buy way out of sanctions

49% Center coverage: 16 sources
Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposed the idea at a G-7 finance ministers' meeting in Germany last week. Freeland raised the issue after oligarchs spoke to her about it, one official said. European Union officials have talked about the need to look at different and new avenues of confiscating assets.See the Story
Asia · Beijing

China reiterates opposition to new UN sanctions before vote

44% Left coverage: 16 sources
China's U.N. Ambassador Zhang Jun calls instead for the United States to take “meaningful, practical actions” He would not say whether China would abstain or veto the resolution when the Security Council votes on Thursday. The resolution would reduce exports of crude oil to North Korea from 4 million barrels a year to 3 million barrels.See the Story
Sanctions · Turkey

Putin: Food crisis could be overcome by lifting sanctions

Rusya Devlet Başkanı Vladimir Putin ile İtalya Başbakanı Mario Draghi, telefonda görüştü. İtalyanın son günlerde Ukrayna ile Rusya arasındaki savaşın sonlandırılması yönünde girişimlerinin ardından gerçekleşen telefon görüşmesinde Putin, Draghi’ye Ukraynada sürdürdükleri askeri operasyonlar hakkında bilgi verdi.See the Story
Sanctions · Ukraine

Russia offers to lift port blockade in exchange for sanctions relief

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Russia says it will lift its blockade of Ukrainian ports in exchange for sanctions relief. More than 20 million tonnes of grain have been grounded at Ukraine's Black Sea ports since Russia invaded the country more than 3 months ago. UK Foreign Secretary Lizz Truss accused Moscow of "holding the world to ransom" and of hurting the world's poorest people.See the Story

Fish and chip shops in UK battered by Russia sanctions

Coverage: 2 sources
Prices for Britain's favourite fish – cod and haddock – up 75% in 2022See the Story

Lifting sanctions against Russia to move Ukrainian grain exports not an option: Ukraine PM

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Denys Shmyhal says the West must not give in to Russian pressure to ease sanctions in order to restart the flow of agricultural exports. Russia has proposed to lift its months-long occupation of Ukraine's Black Sea ports to restore regular movement of grain. Since Feb. 24, the country has had to rely on less efficient land transportation to move its agriculture produce.See the Story
Sanctions · North Korea

China, Russia veto U.S. push for more U.N. sanctions on North Korea

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
China and Russia vetoed a U.S.-led push to impose more U.N. sanctions on North Korea. The remaining 13 council members all voted in favor of the resolution. The vote came a day after North Korea fired three missiles, including one thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile.See the Story

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