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Russia allows grain shipments to two Ukrainian ports

Dec 05, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

UKRAINE said yesterday it had resumed some shipments from the Azov Sea, blocked for around 10 days after a military stand-off with Russia in the Kerch Strait off Crimea.

Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships and their crews on Nov 25 after opening fire on them, accusing them of illegally entering its territorial waters.

Ukraine denied its ships had done anything wrong and accused Russia of military aggression. Petro Poroshenko, the president, imposed martial law on Nov 26 in part...