World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – June 13-19, 2022
Following comments by Vladimir Putin praising Tsar Peter the Great, THIS Baltic country removed their Russian ambassador from Moscow. Peter the Great once captured Narva, the third largest city of THIS NATO country after Tallinn and Tartu.
Amnesty International has alleged that Russia killed hundreds of civilians in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv using "indiscriminate shelling" and THESE widely-banned weapons.
The UK has indicated it plans to propose overriding rules that govern post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland, a move likely to inflame tensions with the EU. The current rules provide for THIS.
Western officials condemned the Russian backed Donetsk region of Ukraine for THIS result of what it labeled a “show trial.”
On the last day of the Summit of Americas, President Biden and the leaders of 19 other countries signed the so-called "Los Angeles Declaration," a pact to do THIS.
In 1990 THIS American fast-food chain opened in Moscow but shut down operations after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Last week its stores were taken over by a new chain, "Vkusno & Tochka," which translates to "Tasty and that's it."
THIS Venezuelan President announced a 20-year cooperation plan between his nation and Iran. Both sanctioned by the United States, Venezuela and Iran have expanded cooperation, particularly related to energy projects, since 2020.