World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – February 28-March 6, 2022
The unprovoked invasion of Ukraine by Russia may be aided by combat forces of THIS ally of Moscow.
After five days of attacks in Ukraine, the Russian campaign to take THIS capital city stalled in the face of stiff resistance by military units backed by militarized civilians.
The countries that manage the international financial institution which oversees banking transaction has removed a number of Russian banks, but exempted oil-centric banks, from THIS cross border system.
Egypt has brought a case to the United Nations Security Council in response to THIS move by Ethiopia.
A major “house on fire” report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said the world is far from ready to deal with climate change. The IPCC is under the direction of THIS organization whose head, Antonio Guterres, said, “The facts are undeniable. This abdication of leadership is criminal.”
The decision to abstain in a UN Security Council vote calling for Moscow to halt its invasion of Ukraine by THIS country showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s balancing act with Russia. The decades long close relationship rides on trade in energy and weapons and diplomatic cover.
The head of THIS NATO country announced plans to spend $110 billion for defense in response to the Russian aggression against Ukraine, after years of criticism that it did not meet the 2% of GDP target for military expenditures.