Hampton Roads World Affairs Council What in the World? Weekly Quiz – June 20-26, 2022
The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said the war in Ukraine could last years. Russian forces have focused on capturing the Donbas region in the east after giving up on its initial war aims of taking THIS national capital city.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its naval operations in the Black Sea may lead to severe shortages of THIS commodity, a key Ukrainian export, across the globe, especially in Africa and the Middle East.
The European Court on Human Rights ruled to stop flights from Britain to THIS African nation carrying asylum-seekers. The UK deportation policy is aimed at deterring migrants from entering.
The White House announced President Biden will visit Saudi Arabia in July and will meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as “MBS.” Biden has called Saudi Arabia a “pariah” and has all of these issues to address EXCEPT THIS one.
Lithuania announced it would bar shipments across its territory to THIS non-contiguous Russian enclave that is wedged along the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania.
The bodies of an indigenous rights activist and a British journalist were found after ten days of searching for the missing pair in THIS country. Dom Phillips, the advocate for tribal groups, had received death threats in response to his activism.
British Home Secretary Patel approved an order to extradite THIS Wikileaks founder to the United States to face espionage charges, an order that is likely to be appealed.