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Russian missiles hit a Ukrainian grain port

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Published Apr 23, 2024

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On April 26, Russian missile strikes targeted the Pivdennyi port in Ukraine's Odesa region, causing damage to facilities owned by Ukraine and Singapore and affecting key units for grain shipments. This attack, which resulted in one injury and a fire, is part of a larger pattern of Russian aggression against Ukrainian port infrastructure, particularly after Russia exited a UN-brokered grain export agreement. The strikes have escalated to the use of ballistic missiles and have led to disruptions in grain shipments, including damage to railway tracks leading to the Chornomorsk port. Additionally, the article notes a projected decrease in Russia's 2024 wheat crop due to adverse weather, with an expected harvest of 93 million tons, down 1 million from earlier forecasts.
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On April 26, Russian missiles hit the port of Pivdennyi in the southern Odesa region of Ukraine, causing damage to Ukrainian and Singaporean facilities, announced President Volodymyr Zelensky. They hit the Pivdenny port. Several rockets were fired at port facilities, including units important for grain shipments. The Russians attacked not only Ukrainian, but also Singaporean-owned parts said the president in his virtual speech before the NATO-Ukraine Council. The regional governor said one person was injured in the strike, while Ukraine's Southern Military Command said the attack caused a fire. Videos of heavy black smoke rising from the scene of the attack were shared on the channels of the local Telegram social network. Ukraine's port infrastructure has been frequently targeted by Russian attacks since Russia pulled out of a UN agreement last summer that guaranteed the safe delivery of Ukrainian grain. Kyiv has since established its own sea corridor for shipments. Russia has ...
Source: AgroForum
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