West mulls having Russian oligarchs buy way out of sanctions


I'm Mike Gracia reporting Russia pushes back on sanctions while seeking to blame the west for a growing international food crisis With its war on Ukraine nearing a fourth month Russia pressed for a lifting of sanctions imposed by the west Thursday and also said a growing international food crisis has been exacerbated by Ukraine's inability to ship millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products The Russian statement ignored its own blockade of Ukraine's ports many of which are also now heavily mined British foreign secretary Liz trus accused Russia of trying to hold the world to ransom At The Pentagon spokesman John Kirby agreed The weaponizing food their weaponizing economic

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