Russia-Ukraine Live News: UN chief warns of global food crisis | Russia–Ukraine War

Russia-Ukraine Live News: UN chief warns of global food crisis |  Russia–Ukraine War

blinking dotLive updateslive updates, Antonio Guterres says he is “hopeful” talks resume Ukrainian grain, Russian fertilizer exports can avoid shortages. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a “global food shortage” in the coming months, but says the talks can avert a crisis. Washington reopens its embassy in kyiv after abandoning the diplomatic post shortly … Read more

Can Brazil and Argentina satisfy India’s thirst for edible oil? | Business and Economy News

Can Brazil and Argentina satisfy India's thirst for edible oil?  |  Business and Economy News

Bangalore, India – Aneesha Thakur has been using sunflower oil in her cooking for as long as she can remember. Last week, she broke that habit by buying a bottle of soybean oil instead to fry fish for her teenage sons. The neighborhood supermarket, which usually has stacked rows of sunflower oil brands, had none … Read more

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms | Politics

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms |  Politics

TORETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded eastern Ukraine on Tuesday as the US defense secretary promised to “keep moving heaven and earth” to get Kyiv the weapons it needs to repel the new offensive even as Moscow warned such support risked widening the war. Two months into the devastating conflict, Western arms have already helped … Read more

What Russia’s advance in east Ukraine means for food security | Russia-Ukraine war News

What Russia's advance in east Ukraine means for food security |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Cutting Ukraine off from its most fertile land and main export hub will have long-term repercussions on global food exports, analysts say. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent food commodity prices soaring in March to the highest levels ever recorded, bringing to the forefront the global implications of its military offensive on the former breadbasket … Read more

Vilnius film festival’s boycott of Russian cinema sparks debate | Russia-Ukraine war News

Vilnius film festival's boycott of Russian cinema sparks debate |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Vilnius, Lithuania – Running from March 24 to April 3, the Vilnius International Film Festival is one of the first European events to act on the petition published by the Ukrainian Film Academy to boycott Russian cinema. Algirdas Ramaska, Vilnius film festival’s chief executive officer, told Al Jazeera that the festival has removed all five … Read more