Monday, December 5, 2022

externalLithuania aims naval coalition to lift Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports, UK supports.

This item is part of our running news digest

by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 23, 2022 7:45 pm
Share

The Lithuanian Foreign Minister, Gabrielius Landsbergis, proposed a plan for a maritime coalition “of the willing” to lift the Russian blockade of the Black Sea on Ukrainian grain exports during talks with the U.K. Foreign Secretary, the Guardian reported. “We must show vulnerable countries we are prepared to take the steps needed to feed the world,” he said. Russia so far ignored pleas to end the Black Sea blockade preventing Ukraine from shipping most of its grain to international markets.

externalGo to the source of this newsSEE OUR NEWS DIGEST
The Kyiv Independent news desk
The Kyiv Independent news desk

We are here to make sure our readers get quick, essential updates about the events in Ukraine.

Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.