Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of “barbarism” after a missile attack on the port of Odesa.
A landmark deal to resume Ukraine’s grain exports – signed hours before the strike – now hangs in the balance.
Moscow has not commented on the attack and Kyiv has said preparations are still underway to resume the grain exports despite the apparent breach.
But on Saturday President Zelensky said it illustrates how Moscow cannot be trusted to stick to the deal.
He vowed to do everything possible to acquire air defence systems able to shoot down such missiles in the future.
Ukraine is a major grain exporter, but because of the war, about 20m tonnes of grain is trapped in its ports, unable to leave because of Russian forces. This has lead to food shortages and price rises across Africa, which usually relies on Ukraine and Russia for wheat.
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