Russia hits grain terminals in newest assault on Ukraine’s meals infrastructure

  • The attack on grain terminals deals another blow to Ukraine’s ailing food export capacities.
  • The crash of a drone allegedly controlled by Kyiv sparks fire at a major Russian refinery.
  • Russia has conducted simulated missile strikes on Estonia and escalated tensions along NATO’s northeastern border.
  • Russian troops captured several villages south of the key city of Severodonetsk.

Russian forces attacked at least two major North American-owned grain terminals in Ukraine’s port of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, as part of what Kyiv and western governments say is a campaign to worsen Ukraine’s ability to export food.

The strikes came as a major Russian oil and gas refinery near the Ukrainian border was torched after a drone allegedly being controlled by Kiev’s armed forces crashed into it Wednesday morning, according to management.

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