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September 11, 2022 11:09 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The U.K. Defense Ministry said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that only 60,000 tonnes of grain exported from Ukraine since August has been sent to developing nations, and most has been sent to the EU, is “not true.” UN figures indicate that around 30% of exports have been supplied to low- and middle-income countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Ukrainian forces are also continuing to make “significant gains” in Kharkiv Oblast, although fighting is ongoing near Kupiansk and Izium.

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