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India capable of filling gap left by Sri Lankan tea

Financial Express 22 May 2022
However, freight costs have skyrocketed due to the Ukraine-Russia war, also there exists a serious shipping container shortage ... There are shipping line problems,” Pahari said, adding if these problems are sorted out, India would be quite capable of filling the gap left by Sri Lanka.

Baby formula shortage not because of donation to Ukraine

Daily Herald 22 May 2022
In this week's Facts Matter columnn, Bob Oswald examines claims that the U.S. government shipped baby formula to Ukraine, COVID-19 is caused by snake venom, kids aren't allowed to read Bibles in school and more ... .

Governments should subsidise food and energy - IMF boss

BBC News 22 May 2022
The second, she added, is to support those businesses that have been "most damaged" by the war in Ukraine ... India is the world's second biggest wheat producer but has banned exports, just as other countries were looking for it to make up some of the shortfall from Ukraine's inability to ship its produce.

The food crisis is what happens when global chains collapse. We might need to get used to it

The Observer 22 May 2022
The EU may decide in response to Britain’s provocation that EU food security is of paramount importance, directing food exports only to where there is more need than Britain – for example, increasing its already hefty food support to Ukraine – or just making haulage and shipping regulatory requirements even tougher.

Naval convoys an option to run the blockade on Ukraine grain

The National 21 May 2022
An international task force under UN protection should be used to gain access to Ukraine's grain stores and prevent a global food crisis as the conflict with Russia grinds on ... Russia has effectively imposed a military blockade on Ukraine's coast after attacking eight merchant ships early in the war.

US plans to help ‘destroy’ Russian fleet – Ukrainian official

Russia Today 21 May 2022
Deliveries of powerful anti-ship weapons (Harpoon and Naval Strike Missile with a range of 250-300km) are being discussed.” ... Though US officials have yet to publicly confirm whether anti-ship weapons are slated for Ukraine, American military aid to the country has steadily escalated since Russia’s attack commenced in late February.

China Is Telegraphing Its Military Intent. Time to Listen.

Barrons 21 May 2022
24 invasion of Ukraine, true of the United States before the 2003 invasion of Iraq and is true of China today ... Russia’s year-long force and equipment buildup, and its force structure, signaled its intentions toward Ukraine ... Ukraine demonstrated this fact by incapacitating Russian landing ships in Bryansk ... ships in port—and/or targets U.S.

World’s ‘first autonomous sea drone carrier’ unveiled

Russia Today 21 May 2022
The vessel can reportedly carry dozens of drones, unmanned ships and submersibles ... According to the South China Morning Post, the launch of the 88-meter ship named Zhu Hai Yun took place on Wednesday ... Read more Laser weapons used in UkraineRussia ... ship into a drone carrier.

Long queues, soaring prices at Ukraine’s few open gas stations

La Prensa Latina 21 May 2022
Kyiv, May 21 (EFE).- With the Russian invasion of Ukraine entering its third month, Ukrainians are struggling to refuel their vehicles, as most gas stations in the country are empty ... The minister said ships carrying diesel for Ukraine were blocked in some of the nation’s closest sea ports in Constanta in Romania and Gdansk in Poland.

Ukraine news – live: Russia’s Belgorod ‘shelled’, as Kyiv issues ceasefire warning

Yahoo Daily News 21 May 2022
Finland and Sweden ‘optimistic’ Turkey will approve Nato bidsUS to arm Ukraine with anti-ship missiles ... Ukrainian foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba has thanked Egypt for rejecting a Russian ship loaded with grain which he said had been stolen from Ukraine ... Grateful to Egypt for turning away a Russian ship loaded with grain stolen in Ukraine.”.

UK in talks to arm Ukraine's neighbor

Russia Today 21 May 2022
The UK is in active discussions to ship weapons to Moldova – a country located along Ukraine’s southwest border – according to Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who said the arms could help to fend off a future Russian attack ... Will the Ukraine conflict spread into other parts of Europe? ... Ukraine conflict could spread – France .

Russia says it destroyed Western arms haul in Ukraine with Kalibr missiles

Press TV 21 May 2022
Russia on Saturday said it has destroyed a major haul of Western weapons in Ukraine’s restive Zhytomyr region, west of Kiev, using sea-launched Kalibr cruise missiles, amid growing tensions with the US and European Union states ... US Senate passes whopping $40 billion in aid for Ukraine. The US Senate has approved over $40 billion in “aid” for Ukraine.

Russia cuts off Finland gas flows over payment dispute

Al Jazeera 21 May 2022
Gazprom Export has demanded that European countries pay for Russian gas supplies in roubles because of sanctions imposed over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine ... The vessel turns supercooled, liquefied natural gas (LNG), which arrives on ships, back into regular gas ... invasion of Ukraine.

The US is using Ukraine to ramp up Taiwan tensions, but China is unlikely to ...

Russia Today 21 May 2022
Washington believes its response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict gives it a stronger hand against China ... Although not a new development, the United States, enabled by the context of the Ukraine conflict, sees an opportunity to ramp up tensions over Taiwan and strengthen its hand over the issue.

Russian bombardment has turned Ukraine’s Donbas into ‘hell,’ Zelenskyy says

The Ponca City News 21 May 2022
KYIV, Ukraine — With its grip tightened ... To bolster Ukraine’s defense, the U.S ... That has had disastrous effects on Ukraine’s economy, particularly its ability to ship out the grain that many Ukrainians rely on for their livelihood and millions around the world depend on for food.

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