The West has accused the Russian army of holding meals provides hostage for tens of millions world wide.

Battle has blocked Ukraine’s fundamental ports on the Black sea, severely impacting meals provide chains world wide. The nation is a serious exporter of wheat, however now tens of millions of tonnes of grain are caught – impacting the international locations that may least afford it.

Russia denies it’s weaponising meals provides, claiming that Ukraine’s makes an attempt to mine the Black sea and sanctions are responsible – because the BBC’s Ros Atkins explains.