Heat and drought have destroyed much of the Russian and Ukrainian wheat and corn crop. The worst crop disaster in decades for Russia and Ukraine. If rain fell today it would be too late for most of the crop.
The crop is practically wiped out. This is almost Biblical.
Link:http://uk.news.yahoo.com/18/20100725/tbs-russian-farmers-suffer-catastophe-i-5268574.htmlSince this was published on the 25th, the situation has only gotten worse. I would say 50% crop destruction in many areas. The heat is the worst ever experienced in Russia.
The previous link didn't work. I'll try again, with a similar report. Like I said, its only gotten worse since this was written.http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.91d31d7d36fb03e9678b6c1f2009c32c.361&show_article=1If this link doesn't work type in search engine (russian drought and heat 2010 and effect on crops" and you will get all the dire news.