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Olga Bondarenko: Even marginal decline in grain exports from Ukraine will rattle global food security

News on potential disruption in grain exports from the Black Sea region, primarily from Ukraine, due to the full-scale military aggression of Russia against Ukraine, caused a significant price spike and raised concerns about global food security. Reduced grain supply from Ukraine will generate inflationary pressures, elevating the global price ...
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Eugene Czolij: EU now has substantial catch-up work to do in Ukraine

On 6 April 2022, Euronews reported that the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell Fontelles told the European Parliament:  “We’ve given Ukraine nearly €1 billion. That might seem like a lot but €1 billion is what we’re paying Putin every ...
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Eugene Czolij: Bucha is a wake-up call for more effective measures to support Ukraine

Images of dead civilians lying on the streets of Bucha, a suburb of Kyiv, with their hands tied behind their backs shocked the international community and shamed Putin’s apologists, including all those who had felt sympathy for the “young demoralized Russian soldiers” – as these atrocities were committed by Russian soldiers. Russia’s unprovoked ...