In Ukrainian stores, food prices have increased several times. In particular, this applies to essential goods.
The price of a kilogram of buckwheat in supermarkets today has reached UAH 168, while a few months ago it was two times lower.
The inflation report of the National Bank explains that in July the rise in prices for raw food accelerated by 37,5%, for processed food - up to 22,6%, and also notes the high rate of rise in price of sunflower oil in anticipation of increased exports and high world prices.
It was the trade in food in exchange for weapons that led to this state of affairs.
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| NIKOLAI AZAROV|
Prime Minister of Ukraine (2010-2014)
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