Russia does not expect Ukraine crisis to have big impact on grain exports

FILE PHOTO: A combine harvests wheat in a field of the Solgonskoye private farm outside the Siberian village of Talniki in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Azov Sea should not significantly affect Russia’s grain exports because it is low season, TASS news agency quoted the Russian agriculture ministry as saying on Thursday. “The Azov route is being actively used for Russian grain exports during the river navigation period, so in the […]

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