Ukraine Grain Exports Surpass One Million Tons Under U.N. Deal

KYIV, Ukraine—Exports of grain from Ukraine’s southern ports have surpassed one million metric tons under a United Nations-brokered deal with Russia that has held up for nearly one month even as hostilities rage elsewhere in the country.

Officials from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, and the U.N. signed the grain agreement in July following months of diplomacy aimed at enabling the passage of ships through the Black Sea to alleviate a global hunger crisis.

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