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Ship carrying grain leaves port in Ukraine

A ship carrying grain left the port of Odessa in Ukraine on Monday. A Ukrainian official said it’s the first time that has happened since Russia’s invasion. The change came after the United Nations brokered a deal to ship grain from Ukraine, often called the bread basket of Europe.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Washington Post reporter Dalton Bennett.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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