WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Romanian Navy wants more minehunters to keep merchant ships safer in the Black Sea, its top service official said last week. Read More
The first grain ship left Ukraine Monday, departing through Odesa’s port, National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby told reporters. Read More
The Russian military is building a pontoon bridge in Kherson along the Dnipro River, according to satellite imagery. Read More
Ukraine still faces hurdles in grain exportation despite an agreement with Russia, brokered by Turkey and the United Nations, to allow shipments of the food stuff to leave the country.