Russian Occupiers Send 5 Vessels With Stolen Grain From Mariupol Port in January

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Five vessels were loaded with grain during the month.

The Russian occupiers sent five vessels carrying grain stolen from Ukrainian farmers from the port of Mariupol in January 2024.

The occupation administration of the Donetsk region announced this, the CFTS portal reports.

A vessel left the port of Mariupol with a cargo of 1,700 tons of wheat on board.

It is the fifth vessel to leave the port since the beginning of this year.

It was reported on 5 January that about 14,000 tons of grain stolen from Ukrainian farmers had been exported through the port of Mariupol. In total, two batches of wheat totaling 13,700 tons taken from the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine were shipped through the port.

As reported earlier, the Russians sent 17 vessels to Mariupol and Berdiansk in October last year to collect stolen cargo. In addition, the Russian occupiers announced an increase in the volume of cargo transshipment in the occupied ports in October, compared with September.