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Russia, Ukraine extend grain deal to aid hungry nations as global food prices surge

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — An unprecedented wartime deal that allowed grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices are pushing more people into poverty was extended just before its expiration date, officials said Saturday. The United Nations and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the extension,

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Russian firms face supply disruptions, despite efforts to overcome Ukraine war sanctions

MOSCOW: Beer taps are running dry in the Russian capital of Moscow, with fewer foreign beers brought into the country amid sanctions introduced after its invasion of Ukraine. While there are no direct sanctions preventing Western distributors from selling alcohol to Russia, many brands are concerned about being seen doing business with the country. The beer industry is just one of

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