Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia Military drills near Ukraine

Russia recently held military drills in the annexed Crimean region. More than six thousand troops participated in the drills. Russia had already stationed 100,000 soldiers in the Ukraine border. Why did Russia conduct the drill? The drill was conducted in response to US actions. According to Russia, the US is keeping its troops in alert. ..

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US – Russia Key Dialogue on Ukraine

On January 10, 2022, the US and Russian officials met in Geneva. They are to discuss on several issues including the tensions around Ukraine. Why has the dialogue come up? The US and other western countries are under the fear of Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine is supported by US and other western countries. Ukraine ..

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Bucharest Nine Group

The Bucharest Nine Group comprises of Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Estonia. The organisation was formed in 2015. It was formed under the initiative of Romania and Poland. It is also called Bucharest Format or B9. The group was formed at the Romania capital Rome and hence the name. Why ..

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EU to extend sanctions on Russia for six months

EU has agreed to extend economic sanctions on Russia for another six months at the one-day summit held in Brussels. The main reason for extending sanctions was Russia’s failure to abide by the Minsk agreements on Ukraine. This decision has been taken amid growing pressure from investors and energy interests in Europe to roll back the ..

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