Ukraine attacked Crimean Bridge, official says; Russia says grain deal ‘being terminated’

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from The Washington Post,

Ukraine’s military and security services carried out a deadly attack on a key bridge that connects the Crimean Peninsula to the Russian region of Krasnodar, a Ukrainian official said Monday. Ukraine used sea-surface drones to attack the bridge — a supply artery for Russia’s war in Ukraine — the official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of military operations. On Monday, Russia said it would resume its military blockade on Ukrainian grain, suspending a United Nations-backed deal that allowed shipments from Black Sea ports despite wartime hostilities.

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that the agreement brokered by Turkey and backed by the United Nations, which had helped sustain crucial food supplies to countries worldwide, particularly in Africa and the Middle East, was “being terminated” until its conditions are met.

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