News Wire | Thursday, July 28, 2022

Russian-Occupied Kherson Cut Off as Ukraine Counter-Attacks – Britain

Reuters

A Ukrainian counter-offensive has virtually cut off the Russian-occupied southern city of Kherson and left thousands of Russian troops stationed near the Dnipro River “highly vulnerable”, British defense and intelligence officials said on Thursday.

Ukraine’s Grain is Ready to Go, But Ships Aren’t. Why?

By Aya Batrawy | Associated Press (free)

Shipping companies are not rushing to export millions of tons of grain trapped in Ukraine, despite a breakthrough deal to provide safe corridors through the Black Sea. That is because explosive mines are drifting in the waters, ship owners are assessing the risks and many still have questions over how the deal will unfold.

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