Black Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

Black Sea Biosphere Reserve

The Black Sea Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve that is located in Ukraine’s littoral zone or nearshore of the coast of the northern Black Sea. It covers the region of the Mykolaiv and Kherson Oblasts and also includes the Yahorlyk Bay and the Gulf of Tendra. Overview: This reserve is part of Ukraine’s National ..

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Snake Island

Snake Island, or Zmiinyi Island, also known as Serpent Island is an island belonging to Ukraine and is located in the Black Sea, near the Danube Delta. It plays an important role in delimiting the territorial waters of Ukraine. Overview: Bile, a rural settlement, was established in 2007 with the objective of consolidating the island’s ..

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Russia- Belarus Military Drills

Russia and Belarus started joint military exercises near Belarusian border with Ukraine on February 10, 2022. Key Facts Military exercises started as a part of 10 days of drills. These exercises are seen as a significant element in Kremlin’s menacing posture towards its neighbour. Around 30,000 Russian troops and all of Belarusian armed forces, are taking part ..

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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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What are ‘Western disturbances’?

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) projected that; western disturbance is likely to hit the eastern states from January 11, 2022. Key Points Making these predictions, IMD issued yellow and orange alerts for the states of Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar, for January 11 to January 13. Scattered to fairly widespread light or moderate rainfall ..

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