KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president said Monday that Kyiv has been able to defend the independence of the country in the eight months of the war waged by Russia.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy suggested that his nation’s grain harvest this year could be half of its typical amount due to its ongoing war with Russia. Mr. Zelenskyy tweeted Sunday morning that the harvest “is under the threat to be twice less.” “Our main goal — to prevent global food crisis caused by Russian invasion.…
Moscow is attempting to unleash its leverage from space to global energy markets in a revamped effort to break Western solidarity and punish the United States and Europe for militarily supporting Ukraine during the more than five months since Russian forces invaded Ukraine. The latest salvo saw Russian officials declare on Tuesday that their country…