World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – Oct 17-23, 2022
Russia has launched a new campaign of air strikes against Ukraine featuring guided drones provided by THIS country.
In a United Nations General Assembly vote Russia was condemned, 143-5, over THIS action.
Liz Truss has stumbled early as British Prime Minister but the replacement of Kwasi Kwarteng by Jeremy Hunt in THIS senior position is aimed at reassuring markets and steadying the Truss government.
European Union expansion has been called for by THIS German Chancellor who told a conference, “An EU with 27, 30, 36 states, with then more than 500 million free and equal citizens, can bring its weight to bear even more strongly in the world."
China’s response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been lockdowns, quarantining and border controls in cities and regions when there are virus outbreaks. The measures, called THIS, has strangled the economy and made normal life more difficult.
The nation hosting the World Cup, starting next month, announced media restrictions on where news crews may film while in THIS nation. The move, according to “The Guardian” appears aimed at making difficult interviews about mistreatment of migrant or subjects like LGBTQ+ rights.
In his address to the CCP National Party Congress President Xi Jinping said he would “never promise to renounce the use of force” regarding THIS, and the “complete reunification of our country must and will be realized,” which was met with sustained applause.
The seven-members of THIS group, the world’s biggest boy band, will enter South Korean military service. The K-Pop band had been allowed to defer service until the age of 30.