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Putin Sent a Message by Attacking Odesa. The World Should Listen

By attacking Odesa's seaport, Putin has signaled that no agreement will make him give up control of the Black Sea and with it the ability to pressure global food supply

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Barely 12 hours passed after the signing of an agreement to allow the export of grain from Ukraine – which UN Secretary-General António Guterres called a beacon of hope on the Black Sea – until Russia attacked Odesa port with cruise missiles on Saturday morning.

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