British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace, one of the United Kingdom’s key advocates for military support for Ukraine, said he plans to resign during the next cabinet reshuffle. His announcement, in an interview with the Sunday Times of London over the weekend, comes during a war that has put Europe on edge.
The deadline to renew the Black Sea Grain Initiative, an agreement that has helped alleviate a global food crisis amid the war, is set to expire on Monday. U.N. Secretary General António Guterres sent Russian President Vladimir Putin a letter last week with a proposal to extend the deal, but as of Saturday, Russia had not responded.
Here’s the latest on the war and its ripple effects across the globe.
This Russian defense strategy has been successful in stalling Ukrainian troops and has forced its military to change strategy, Isabelle Khurshudyan and Kamila Hrabchuk report.