Hundreds of thousands of Russians fled after Putin announced mobilization in an attempt to salvage the faltering war against Ukraine.
Tension increased between China and Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi visited the island, which has created both economic instability and caused concern for Taiwan residents, in particular, recent immigrants.
Ukraine was on the back foot for most of the conflict; however, with the new offensive in August, the tides seem to be turning.
The risk of nuclear war has been apparent for 60 years, yet President Biden has stated that a “prospect of Armageddon” is present in light of Vladimir Putin’s most recent threats of nuclear attack and has declared strategies for prevention.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict poses a direct threat to the sovereignty of Taiwan, as danger from China lurks near.
The Russo-Ukrainian War adds a definitive blow to the precarious global food production situation already weakened by climate change and COVID-19 supply chain shortages. The UN now estimates that 50 million people will go hungry in 2023.
Recently, the Taliban has been enacting highly-restrictive laws on Afghan women, abandoning the group’s initial promises of loosening restrictions.
During the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, foreign aid has been invaluable in keeping the nation afloat and helping those within the country, yet with millions of refugees, there is still more to be done by some nations to help.
Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, a number of surveys have been conducted to determine Russian public opinion regarding the war. The results suggest majority support for the war, but is it truly the case?
On March 9, 2022, Yoon Suk-yoel was elected the 20th president of South Korea in the country’s closest democratic race ever. With the incoming conservative president, South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook mentioned that his country had much improved missiles with the capability to “accurately and quickly hit any target in North Korea.” Kim Yo Jong, the influential sister of leader Kim Jong Un, said that North Korea did not want war but would be forced to use nuclear weapons if South Korea ever attacked. Kim said it was a “big mistake” to make remarks about attacks on North Korea.
Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, a turning point in the brutal conflict seems to have emerged. On April 2, Russian troops departed Kyiv under heavy fire, ultimately retrenching in eastern portions of Ukraine. Their retreat marks the first time Ukraine has had control of its capital since the start of the invasion on February 24, 2022.
Russia has invaded Ukraine. Minutes before 3:00 a.m. (GMT), Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a “special military operation” in Ukraine. Immediately after, bombs rained down on Kyiv, and Russian troops moved into Ukraine. The death toll is rising as Ukrainian soldiers confront the Russian assault.
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