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Sanctions force Russia to allow foreign ships in Volga-Don Shipping Canal

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Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) March 8, 2023 – Western sanctions are forcing Russia to redirect its trade and cargo from the north-west to the south-east of the country. However, Moscow is facing a shortage of suitable river-sea ships to be used in the Volga-Don Shipping Canal that connects the Caspian with Azov (and Black) seas. The…

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