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A boat operator ferries inspectors to the Tzarevich ship, which is carrying 10,000 metric tons of sunflower meal from Chornomorsk, Ukraine, to Bulgaria, on Oct. 6 in Istanbul. The ship stopped en route in the Marmara Sea in order to be checked by officials from the United Nations, Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. Danielle Villasana for NPR hide caption

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Photos: A close-up look at Ukraine grain export inspections

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Ships, including those carrying grain from Ukraine and awaiting inspections, are seen anchored off the Istanbul coastline on Wednesday in Istanbul, Turkey. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Cargo ships loaded with grain in the anchorage area of the southern entrance to the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul on Monday. Ships left Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Russia's decision to pull out from a landmark deal designed to ease a global food crisis. Ozan Kose/AFP / Getty Images hide caption

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An intense global scramble is on to keep Ukraine grain deal alive, as Russia pulls out

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A Russian warship launches a cruise missile at a target in Ukraine on Monday. A massive barrage of Russian strikes hit critical infrastructure in Kyiv, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities on Monday morning, knocking out water and power supplies in apparent retaliation for what Moscow alleged was a Ukrainian attack on its Black Sea Fleet over the weekend. Russian Defense Ministry Press Service / AP hide caption

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The cargo ship Razoni crosses the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 3. The first cargo ship to leave Ukraine since the Russian invasion was anchored at an inspection area in the Black Sea off the coast of Istanbul Wednesday morning before moving on to Lebanon. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Destroyed tanks and trucks line the farm roads that bisect Mykhailo Liubchenko's plots. The ground fighting has subsided, but there's almost daily shelling in his region near the front lines of the southern campaign of the war. Peter Granitz/NPR hide caption

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Ukraine's farmers face Russia's blockade and explosives on their lands this harvest

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All roads lead to Russian indicators

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