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Published August 06, 2010, 12:00 AM

Russia wheat woes


A field of unidentified cereals burning near the town of Voronezh some 500 km (294 miles) south of Moscow, after weeks of searing heat and practically no rain. A severe drought destroyed one-fifth of the wheat crop in Russia, the world's third-largest exporter, and now wildfires are sweeping in to finish off some of the fields that remained. (AP Photo / Mikhail Metzel, File)
Read the article: Russia bans grain exports amid drought