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Russia-Ukraine grain deal Russia-Ukraine grain deal extended by four months

The deal was set to expire on November 19. Turkey and the UN mediated the grain deal in July following global concern regarding the worsening food crisis, particularly in countries of Asia and Africa

Ukraine used Polish incident to instigate direct war with NATO, claims Russia   

Despite being contradicted by the US and NATO, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky repeated his claim that the missile which killed two farmers in Poland – a NATO member – was fired by Russia

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Putin warns that Ukraine delaying negotiations under Western influence will hamper chances of peace

Russia also objected to the West’s doublespeak on Ukraine, saying that platforms such as G20 were being used to push an anti-Russia agenda instead of trying to find ways to tackle the rising economic hardships the world is facing

Russia, US and EU economies EU economies are down on their knees

Welcome to the European Union’s “sanctions from hell.” Won’t Europeans have the common intelligence to realize they have been had?

EU-Israel gas deal Human rights groups denounce EU’s gas deal with Israel 

The Europe Union is looking for alternative sources of gas supply in an attempt to reduce dependence on Russian gas following sanctions imposed against the country after its attack on Ukraine

Will Japan and Russia tensions over contested Pacific Islands spill over into war?

A leaked version of Japan’s yearly text on its foreign policy suggests that its government is taking a tougher stance on its long-standing conflict with Russia

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Biden’s reality check in Europe

Dissenting voices are rising in Europe as western sanctions against Russia start backfiring with price hikes and shortages of fuel and electricity

Understanding the conflict in Ukraine and perspectives for the anti-war movement

Peace activists Abby Martin and Brian Becker sat down for a discussion about the Russia-Ukraine conflict, directed at the anti-war movement

What are the Minsk agreements and what are their role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis?

Under pressure from ultra-nationalists and Russophobes, successive governments in Ukraine have failed to address the grievances of the Russian speaking majority in the Donbass region. Ukraine has also not implemented the provisions of the Minsk agreement signed in 2015 to end the conflict in the region

Memo to Congress: Diplomacy for Ukraine Is Spelled M-i-n-s-k

If the US government wants to play a constructive role in Ukraine, it should support an already existing framework for a solution to the crisis

UN Security Council holds session on Ukraine, Poland pledges arms and other stories

Today we look at the UN Security Council special session on Ukraine, a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon region, and more

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Russia accuses US and NATO of provoking war in Ukraine 

A UN Security Council meeting was called to discuss the situation in eastern Europe where tensions are rising amid a stand off between NATO and Russia