Ukraine’s Black Sea deal also helps Russian farmers, economy

FILE - A Russian military boat guards an area with the grain storage in the background at the Mariupol Sea Port which has recently started its work after heavy fighting in Mariupol, on the territory which is under the Government of the Donetsk People's Republic control, eastern Ukraine, June 12, 2022. Ukraine is steadily exporting grains from its Black Sea ports under a wartime deal brokered last month, but the agreement has also proven helpful to Russian farmers and the country's cornerstone agriculture industry. This photo was taken during a trip organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense. (AP Photo, File)

Ukraine’s Black Sea deal also helps Russian farmers, economy