FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

Farmers harvest a wheat field near Melitopol in Ukraine. Wheat, soybean, sugar, and corn futures have fallen from their March highs back to prices seen at the beginning of 2022. Olga Maltseva Afp | Getty Images Food prices dropped significantly in July from the previous month, particularly the costs of wheat and vegetable oil, according … Read more

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

FAO food price index fell sharply in July, but the respite may not last

Farmers harvest a wheat field near Melitopol in Ukraine. Wheat, soybean, sugar, and corn futures have fallen from their March highs back to prices seen at the beginning of 2022. Olga Maltseva Afp | Getty Images Food prices dropped significantly in July from the previous month, particularly the costs of wheat and vegetable oil, according … Read more

The Ukrainians Are Hitting The Russians Where They Aren’t

The Ukrainian army’s 93rd Brigade around Izium. Ukrainian defense ministry photo The Russian army in Ukraine is apparently shifting a third of its forces eastern Ukraine to southern Ukraine in order to defend against Ukrainian attacks in the south. But that’s exposing gaps in Russian defenses in the east. And now the Ukrainian army is … Read more

Russian weapons in Ukraine ‘powered’ by Western parts: Report | Russia-Ukraine war News

More than 450 foreign-made components have been found in Russian weapons recovered in Ukraine, evidence that Moscow acquired critical technology from companies in the United States, Europe and Asia in the years before the invasion, according to a new report. Since the beginning of the war five months ago, the Ukrainian military has captured or … Read more

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia: UN chief condemns ‘suicidal’ shelling around nuclear plant

CNN – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described recent artillery and rocket fire around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in central Ukraine as “suicidal,” further adding to fears of an accident at the plant, which is the largest of its kind in Europe. “Any attack on nuclear power plants is a suicidal thing,” Guterres told reporters … Read more

Putin’s Pals Furious Younger Russians Don’t Want to Die in Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine marches on, there is a dark undercurrent of waning public support—and it’s coming through even on tightly controlled state television. In the first days of the bloody war, the public was promised a quick victory due to the superiority of Russia’s military. Instead, the Kremlin’s offensive has been plagued by … Read more

Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine Russia-Ukraine war News

Al Jazeera looks at the main events that marked the 23rd week of the war in Ukraine: July 27 In Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk province, Russian forces focus on attacking Siversk and Bakhmut. Ukrainian general staff reported unsuccessful Russian attempts to attack Verkhnokamyanske, east of Siversk. The general staff also said Ukrainian forces repelled Russian efforts … Read more

Officials Blast Amnesty International Report Accusing Ukraine of Endangering Civilians

A report from Amnesty International published Thursday claims that Ukrainian forces are putting civilians at risk by setting up bases in residential neighborhoods, even as authorities continue to deride Russian forces for committing atrocities against Ukrainians. “Ukrainian forces have put civilians in harm’s way by establishing bases and operating weapons systems in populated residential areas, … Read more

The Downside Risk Of Tomorrow’s OPEC+ Meeting

Reader Update: Whether you are new to the oil and gas industry or an energy market veteran, you will regret not signing up for Global Energy Alert. Oilprice.com’s premium newsletter provides everything from geopolitical analysis to trading analysis, all for less than a cup of coffee per week. Chart of the Week – After more … Read more

Russia’s ethnic minorities lament the war in Ukraine News

In March, President Vladimir Putin awarded Nurmagomed Gadzhimagomedov with the Hero of Russia and used the opportunity to celebrate Russia’s ethnic diversity. Gadzhimagomedov, a senior lieutenant from Dagestan, had served in Russia’s airborne troops and died in combat in the first days of Russia’s war on Ukraine. “I am a Russian man,” said Putin, as … Read more