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Thieving Russians troops steal significant amounts of grain from Ukraine to sell on to Syria

by LLB staff reporter
11th May 22 1:53 pm

Thieving Russian troops have stolen significant amounts of grain from Ukraine which is currently in the Mediterranean Sea on dry cargo ships under the Russian flag.

Ukrainian intelligence has said the most likely country of destination of the cargo is Syria, then the stolen grain can be smuggled to other countries in the Middle East.

The continued theft of Ukrainian grain from the occupied territories of Russian forces was reported on the website of the Main Intelligence Agency of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on Tuesday evening.

“In Polohy, Zaporizhia region, grain and sunflower seeds that are in storage are being prepared for transportation to the Russian Federation.

“Also, for this purpose, the crop stored in Enerhodar is being withdrawn towards Kamianka-Dniprovska, a convoy of Russian KAMAZ and DAF trucks loaded with grain left under the protection of the military.

“The final destination of the convoy is the occupied Crimea,” the Ministry said in a statement.

According to the Defense Intelligence Agency, in the village of Volokhiv Yar, Kharkiv region, collaborators are helping Russian forces to take out grain from elevators, the stolen crop is then sent on to the Russian border.

In addition, 1,500 tonnes of grain crops were exported by Krymzernotrans grain carriers from Mala Lepetykha, Kherson region, to Crimea.

There is also intelligence which suggest that the Russians are exporting large volumes of vegetables stolen in Ukraine – beets, potatoes and cabbage to Crimea.

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