In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for the global food and energy crisis. He expressed readiness to allow ships with grain to sail safely from Ukraine if mines were removed from the waters.
Putin said that the West was blaming Russia for the global food market problem, but that it was the West that was responsible. The Russian leader said that the West was also responsible for the energy crisis. Attempts are being made to make Russia a scapegoat. We do not export from Ukraine.hs2kp