Hampton Roads World Affairs Council What in the World? Weekly Quiz – May 9-15, 2022
Russia celebrates Victory Day on May 9th with a massive military parade in Moscow’s Red Square to mark THIS.
In a virtual meeting with Ukraine President Zelenskyy THIS association of leading global economies agreed to ban Russian oil imports.
Ukraine received information on the location of THIS ship in the Black Sea before attacking and sinking it with anti-ship cruise missiles.
The vote for Northern Ireland Assembly seats was a victory for THIS political party, once the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, a first for a nationalist organization.
The namesake son of THIS long-time Filipino dictator, deposed in the 1986 “people power” revolution, holds a 30-point lead as voting start May 8th in the Philippines. The candidate, known as “Bongbong,” is expected to continue in the style of strongman Rodrigo Duterte.
North Korea continued its long-range missile testing program, 15 launches this year, with the launch of THIS type of rocket. If deployed it would present a unique challenge to American defenses.
The ruling Taliban in Afghanistan announced a decree compelling women to wear a face covering. Women in Afghanistan under the Taliban, before 2001, were forced to wear THIS full body covering which left a mesh opening for the eyes.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned of a “complicated and grave” employment situation as a result of THIS.