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Where are the ships with Ukrainian grain?

Here are some precomputed stats, which are reasonably up to date as I'm writing this (9 Sep): According to the data compiled by Farm Europe on this topic, a total of 96 outbound vessels exported ...
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Where are the ships with Ukrainian grain?

The BBC had this breakdown of historical Ukranian grain exports (2021 numbers shown) There's a number of things that have changed in the interim There's a war between Russia and Ukraine. People are ...
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Why doesn't Iraq just blockade the Bashiqa base if they really want the Turks gone from there?

Iraq simply ranks highly in the Fragile State Index. Basically, it's a weak state. It's hard for them to pull off such a feat. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_Fragile_States_Index
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Why would Turkey leave the Istanbul Convention (now)?

Erdogan is quoted as saying "the Istanbul Convention, originally intended to promote women’s rights, was hijacked by a group of people attempting to normalize homosexuality – which is ...
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Why would Turkey leave the Istanbul Convention (now)?

BBC's comment has part of truth in it: "Turkish conservatives argue its principles of gender equality and non-discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation undermine family values and promote ...
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How did the shooting down of the Russian jet by Turkish forces affect the relationship between Russia and Turkey?

This is an old question, but I will say how it looked like from inside Russia over these few years. First, Russia imposed some economic sanctions. Second, Russia* bombed some turkish military pilots ...
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How did the shooting down of the Russian jet by Turkish forces affect the relationship between Russia and Turkey?

Turkey and Russia may not see eye-to-eye on everything, such as Turkey effectively freezing the Syrian war, by occupying northern Syria to continue their fight against the Kurds, whom they consider ...
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