The conflict in Ukraine, the leading global wheat exporter, led to an escalation in global food prices, speculation, and shortages.
Several journalists wrote on social media that a number of newly-drafted men from Moscow and other parts of Russia were sent to Ukraine without receiving proper training.
Ukraine and Russia are key global exporters of wheat, barley, sunflower oil and other food to developing countries where many are already struggling with hunger.
Western nations have called Moscow's 'dirty bomb' claim "transparently false." Ukraine calls it Russia's diversion tactic to justify further escalation.
The southern city is next to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant that is one of the most worrisome flashpoints of the nearly eight-month invasion.
Putin describes India-China as 'allies and partners; says talked about resolving Ukraine conflict peacefully
India has not yet condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and it has been maintaining that the crisis must be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.
Court suggested this while considering the batch of pleas filed by students who had returned from Ukraine seeking to continue their medical education in India.
Beside the usual sirens, a new type of loud alarm that blared automatically from mobile phones jolted Kyiv residents early Tuesday.
The Czech Republic stopped issuing visas for ordinary Russians on February 25, a day after Russia invaded Ukraine. But Russian tourists are still flowing into Europe through Finland.
It said that one of the ships, the Rahmi Yaggi, was bound for Turkey with 5,300 tons of products, while the Ocean Lion was carrying some 65,000 tons of corn to South Korea.
The continent relies on Russian natural gas, and higher energy prices are flowing through to factories, food costs and fuel tanks.
Back on the French mainland, workers assembled a stage Saturday beneath the Eiffel Tower where Macron is expected to make his post-election speech, win or lose.
It issued a new ultimatum for the defenders of the besieged port city of Mariupol to give up their resistance, adding that defenders would be "guaranteed survival" if they laid down their arms.
Kishida said, "Japan will firmly carry out what it should do" while cooperating with the international society in possible further sanctions against Russia.
The external affairs minister said both sides discussed their respective approaches and perspectives and agreed that diplomacy and dialogue must be the priority.
With the government failing to proactively address the issue of stranded students, Dr Divya Raj who has been in Ukraine for 18 years comes to the rescue of many