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It’s Tuesday night time in Kyiv. Here’s what that you must know.

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It’s Tuesday night time in Kyiv. Here’s what that you must know.

The Russian protection ministry mentioned it has created circumstances for two maritime humanitarian corridors to permit for the secure motion of ships within the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, in accordance with a press release posted to Telegram on Monday. The assertion comes amid worldwide condemnation over Russia’s months-long blockade of key ports.

“The Russian Federation is taking the whole range of measures to ensure the safety of civil navigation in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas,” the Russian ministry claimed within the assertion. “There remains a danger to navigation and damage to port infrastructure from the drift of Ukrainian mines torn from anchors along the coast of the Black Sea states.”

Some context: Global leaders have condemned a months-long blockade by Russian forces at key ports in Ukraine — together with Mariupol on the Sea of Azov and Odesa on the Black Sea — which has left greater than 20 million tons of grain caught contained in the nation. The Ukrainian Navy mentioned Monday that roughly 30 Russian ships and submarines continued the blockade of civilian delivery within the Black Sea.

According to the Russian assertion, the maritime humanitarian hall within the Sea of Azov will function across the clock to permit ships to exit the port of Mariupol,

Meanwhile, within the Black Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defense mentioned {that a} maritime humanitarian hall will function throughout working hours “to leave the ports of Kherson, Mykolaiv, Chornomorsk, Ochakiv, Odesa, and Yuzhne in the southwestern direction from the territorial sea of Ukraine.”

The Russian ministry additionally accused Ukrainian authorities of not taking steps to unravel the difficulty of blocked ships.  

On Tuesday, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov restated that Ukraine should de-mine the coastal waters for grain ships to cross and ensured Russia will facilitate their passage and will not use the de-mined sea corridors to assault Ukraine. 

Ukraine has additionally accused the Russians of putting mines within the Black Sea.

CNN’s Anna Chernova contributed reporting to this submit.

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