Russia's grain harvest in 2023 is seen at 140 million tonnes, Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev said during a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

The wheat crop is seen at 93 million tonnes, Patrushev said.

The 2023 grain harvest is down from last year's record high but still its second-largest ever.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin Writing by Maxim Rodionov. Editing by Jane Merriman