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Ukraine Latest: First UN Wheat Cargo Sets Sail for Ethiopia

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Brave Commander, the first vessel chartered by the UN’s World Food Program since the reopening of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports under a safe-transit agreement, has departed with a 23,000-ton cargo of wheat for famine-struck Ethiopia. 

Ukraine’s military is focusing on a counteroffensive in the southern Kherson region. In recent days, Kyiv’s forces have attempted to render inoperable key bridges across the Dnipro River that Russian troops used to transport supplies. The UK said Moscow’s forces are now probably reliant on hazardous pontoon ferry crossings across the wide river for ground resupplies.