How Russia uses the grain exports problem to manipulate the global public - Propaganda diary #8

March 24, 2023

Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its occupation of large parts of Ukraine's Black Sea littoral zone caused serious problems for the exports of Ukrainian food worldwide. Although a "grain deal" was signed, it remains fragile, with Russia threatening to end it and blaming Ukraine for causing a food security crisis.

  • In this episode of our "Propaganda Diary," we analyze how Russia talks about the grain deal in its discourse to manipulate the global public and blame the victim.

Volodymyr Yermolenko, UkraineWorld's chief editor, speaks to UkraineWorld analyst Alona Hryshko.

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