World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – July 4-10, 2022
American independence was declared in 1776. THIS nation, in 1778, was the first to recognize the United States of America.
Russia claimed victory in Luhansk, one of the breakaway republics in the eastern Donbas region. The major battles in Ukraine will now shift to THIS other republic that Moscow recognized as independent at the onset of its invasion.
Russia has started the trial of THIS WNBA star Moscow. The U.S. State Department said she is wrongfully detained.
The foreign ministers of THESE TWO countries opened formal accession talks with NATO following last week’s application acceptance. The two previously non-aligned nations were spurred to join the alliance after Russia invaded Ukraine in February.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping marked Hong Kong’s end of colonial rule anniversary which saw the installation of John Lee as the territory’s new chief executive, the first leader to come from the security services and symbolic of the ongoing crackdown. Hong Kong was a territory controlled by THIS nation from 1941 to 1997, other than the WWII occupation by Japan.