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“Tell them we are starving,” beg South Sudanese as food aid dries up because “White people are at war” in Ukraine

Kapoeta, South Sudan — Global leaders at the G7 summit pledged $4.5 billion this week to battle food in security worldwide. That help can’t come soon enough for millions of people in South Sudan who are on the brink of starvation. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta visited one of the hardest hit regions. She …

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Ukraine says Russia creating food “catastrophe” that could starve millions in bid to reopen Black Sea ports

Mykolaiv, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Wednesday night that Russia’s naval blockade of his country’s southern ports could lead to starvation for millions of people around the world. CBS News correspondent Chris Livesay visited Odesa this week, where some 20 million tons of wheat and corn are sitting idle, ready to leave the …

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Russia’s envoy storms out of UN meeting amid claims his country is weaponizing rape and food in Ukraine

United Nations — The Biden administration’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, told the Security Council on Monday that the “mountain of credible reports of atrocities committed by Russia’s forces against civilians has grown every day” since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on February 24 She said those reports “include horrific accounts of …

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UN told “credible” claims of sexual violence against children as Russia’s war drives a third of Ukrainians from their homes

United Nations — Britain’s ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday that there were “credible” claims Russian forces have committed sexual violence against children in Ukraine, as UN agencies said Vladimir Putin’s invasion had driven more than 6 million people to flee the country. The UN refugee agency reported the grim statistic, which, combined with …

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Russia says Ukraine war could go nuclear if West keeps sending weapons

Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine — Russia’s Foreign Minister said Tuesday that if the US and Ukraine‘s other Western allies continue to arm the country as it battles Moscow’s invading forces, the risk of the war escalating into a nuclear conflict “should not be underestimated.” In an interview with Russian TV, Sergey Lavrov said that by providing weapons, …

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