Putin’s destruction of Ukrainian farms

Ukrainian farmers like Anatolii Kulibaba of Bilka struggle with tragedy following Russia’s full-scale invasion. A Russian military bombing killed his 45-year-old son and Russian troops  occupied his farm , leaving much of it in ruins. “My fields were destroyed by the shelling,” Kulibaba told NPR. Satellite imagery  from Maxar Technology released in early June shows the damage from Vladimir Putin’s war ...
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Food insecurity made worse by Putin’s war, not sanctions

Russia’s attack on Ukraine  jeopardizes the world’s food supply. Vladimir Putin’s war of choice is hindering Ukraine’s harvests, which typically feed millions. Russian military forces have bombed fields, damaged grain silos, attacked merchant ships in the Black Sea, and destroyed the roads and railways that allow Ukraine to export its agricultural goods worldwide. And yet Putin blames U.S. and ...
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U.S. supports countries amid Putin’s food crisis

By Leigh Hartman Russia’s war in Ukraine has resulted in more than 5.7 million refugees fleeing Ukraine into neighboring countries while an estimated 7.7 million people are internally displaced in the country, according to the U.N. A major consequence of this war is that, while Russian President Vladimir Putin destroys farms in Ukraine, people around the world ...
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U.S. food programs help children and farmers worldwide

Aid distributed through USDA food assistance programs in FY 2019 reached more than 4.4 million people in 45 countries in Asia, Africa and South and Central America. Working through volunteer and international organizations, USDA’s various programs fund school meals and nutrition programs around the world and offer training and technical assistance to boost farmers’ productivity. ...
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