Russia suspends its participation in Ukrainian grain export deal after “massive” attack on its Black Sea fleet

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Russian naval fleet in Sevastopol in 2014.

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Russian naval fleet in Sevastopol in 2014.

Russia announced this Saturday that it was suspending its participation in an international agreement that allowed Ukraine to export grain from its Black Sea ports.

The announcement comes hours after Ukraine was accused of a of a “massive” drone attack against his Black Sea naval fleet at Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula.

Ukraine responded that Russia was “inventing terrorist attacks”.

without providing evidence, Russia has also accused British troops of being involved in the attack. and involvement in last month’s explosions of Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea.

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