. Russia’s Black Sea blockade pushing millions towards famine, G7 says « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Guardian – The G7 governments have said Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing millions toward famine by refusing to allow grain to leave Ukraine via Black Sea ports.

“Russia’s unprovoked and premeditated war of aggression has exacerbated the global economic outlook with sharply rising food, fuel and energy prices,” they said in a joint statement. “Combined with Russia blocking the exit routes for Ukraine’s grain, the world is now facing a worsening state of food insecurity and malnutrition … This is at a time when 43 million people were already one step away from famine.”

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