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Following attacks on Sevastopol, Russia suspends participation in UN-brokered grain deal with Ukraine

Under the deal reached in July through UN and Turkish mediation, Russia had agreed to allow grain exports from three Ukrainian ports through the Black Sea to ease the food crisis faced by countries in Africa and Asia 

Russia-Ukraine war For India, a frank talk with Biden on Ukraine may help

If India is dead serious in its mission to bring peace to the steppes along the Dnieper River, the thing to avoid is any temptation to do grandstanding, to create optics or to insert into the news cycle for its own sake. Instead it should talk to the US

Russia-Ukraine war Ukraine’s revenge on the West

Three main power centers within the Eurozone (Germany, France and Italy) and Britain are entering a period of deep crisis. Their capacity or level of interest to fight Russia in Ukraine is getting severely limited

Russia-Ukraine war Why Ukraine referendum is a big deal

The potential accession of Donbass, Kherson and Zaporozhye creates a new political reality and Russia’s partial mobilization on a parallel track is intended to provide the military underpinning for it

Russian regrouping in Kharkov will speed up Battle of Donbass

Make no mistake, the battle for Donbass still remains the number one priority for the Russian special military operation

Russia-Ukraine Conflict West at inflection point in Ukraine War

Paradoxically, the long war in Ukraine could only work to Russia’s advantage and the West’s over-extension may be its own undoing

Russia-Ukraine Conflict NATO meets to push further supply of weapons to Ukraine, Russia raises concerns 

Russia has been warning that the West’s military supplies to Ukraine will only prolong the war in the country, and may cause grave consequences. Russia has repeatedly accused NATO of fighting a proxy war against it at the cost of the Ukrainian people  

Biden tweaks Ukraine narrative

The sombre tone of the US President’s words in the New York Times op-ed is in sharp contrast with his own intemperate and tendentious past remarks

Ukraine war food crisis Russia is ready to help alleviate the global food crisis if West lifts sanctions, says President Putin 

The US and its allies have imposed unilateral sanctions on Russia following its attack on Ukraine in February. They have also accused Russia of preventing the export of food grains and fertilizers from Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Ukraine after 90 days of war

Russia’s top priority has been to establish a land corridor to Crimea and put in place economic underpinnings for the region’s development. That aim stands fulfilled

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Proxy war in Ukraine raises concerns of global food insecurity, underlines need for talks 

While Ukraine refuses to engage in talks, Russian forces scored a major victory in Donbass following the surrender of hundreds of Ukrainian forces in Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant earlier this week

Ukrainian news outlet suggests UK and US governments are primary obstacles to peace

Recent media reports indicate that the West pressured Ukraine to stop the ongoing negotiations with Russia, which led to the collapse of the talks being held in Istanbul