Occupation authorities of the "DNR" have banned the export of grain outside the "republic", justifying it by the need for "food security". This is stated in the "resolution" of the so-called "government of the DNR".
"To ensure food security of the "Donetsk People's Republic" under the influence of a number of objective and subjective factors in the agricultural sector and in the wheat and barley grain market, the Government adopted the Resolution "On the temporary ban of export of certain agricultural crops outside the customs territory of the Donetsk People's Republic", - separatist media cite the text of the "resolution".
As previously reported, there is a shortage of flour in the occupied territories of Donbass. Occupation authorities of the "LNR" obliged all agricultural producers to report on their stocks of grain.