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Russia and Ukraine proceed to struggle as the battle reaches its 108th day. The combating in the east of the nation has intensified, centred in Sievierodonetsk – the final space of Luhansk province that has not but been claimed by Russia. Ukrainian cities have been severely broken and tens of millions have been compelled to flee their properties. But Mike Green, Former Special Assistant to President George W Bush, has stated this week that Russia may even really feel the ache from the bloody battle.

He says that the worldwide neighborhood has united in opposition to the Kremlin, one thing that may “hurt” Putin.

Mr Green informed Times Radio: “Putin’s calculation is very likely wrong. The entire international community is beginning to turn on Putin.

“The creating world was not as opposed to Putin’s invasion as NATO, Japan, Australia and Korea. But by blocking grain exports, he made the worldwide neighborhood blink.

“Putin is creating more enemies in the developing world…he has brought European, Asian and American allies together. It’s going to hurt Putin, hurt Russia and hurt China.

“Strategically and geopolitically, he’s isolating Russia and threatening Russia’s future in ways in which could possibly be virtually existential for him.”

The UK Ministry of Defence has painted a grim view of the battle in Ukraine this week.

They stated says there have been massive losses on each side.

Analysis learn: “As of 10 June, Russian forces around Sievierodonetsk have not made advances into the south of the city. Intense street-to-street fighting is ongoing and both sides are likely suffering high numbers of casualties.

“Since April, Russian medium bombers have possible launched dozens of Sixties period Kh-22 (NATO designation, AS-4 KITCHEN) air-launched, heavy anti-ship missiles in opposition to land targets.

“These 5.5-tonne missiles were primarily designed to destroy aircraft carriers using a nuclear warhead.

“When employed in a floor assault position with a traditional warhead they’re extremely inaccurate and might subsequently trigger vital collateral harm and civilian casualties.

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“Russia is likely resorting to such inefficient weapon systems because it is running short of more precise modern missiles, while Ukrainian air defences still deter its tactical aircraft from conducting strikes across much of the country.”

Another fallout between Kyiv and Moscow surrounds the sale of grain – Ukraine has accused Russia of stealing grain from the nation and promoting it.

The allegations come as many concern a worldwide meals crisis could possibly be on the horizon.

Russia has blockaded Ukraine’s ports, that means the nation is unable to export its grain.

Ukraine’s agriculture minister Mykola Solskyi stated in April: “I personally hear this from many silo house owners in the occupied territory. This is outright theft. And that is occurring all over the place in occupied territory.”

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Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that the US sent an alert to 14 countries, mostly in Africa, about Russian cargo vessels loaded with what the State Department described as “stolen Ukrainian grain”.

The Ukrainian ambassador to Turkey echoed the accusations this week.

Vasyl Bodnar said: “Russia is shamelessly stealing Ukrainian grains and getting them out from the invaded Crimea. These grains are being shipped to foreign countries, including Turkey.

“We have made our appeal for Turkey to help us and, upon the suggestion of the Turkish side, are launching criminal cases regarding those stealing and selling the grain.”

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