Cold War Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia – China Joint Statement

The Russian President Vladimr Putin and the Chinese president Xi Jing Pin held a face to face meeting. This is the first time the leaders are meeting in two years. The leaders released a joint statement after the meet. What did the statement say? Russia and China have agreed to oppose the enlargement of NATO. ..

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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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Russia: White Swan Strategic Missile Bomber

The Russian defence forces recently unveiled a new Tupolev Tu-160M. It is a missile bomber. It is also known as “White Swan”. About White Swan The White Swan can fly at an altitude of 600 metres. The bomber has been designed to carry nuclear war heads. It is one of the most heaviest supersonic miliary ..

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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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NATO Military Exercises launched

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation recently launched the joint military exercises in Albania called the “DEFENDER-Europe 21”. Thousands of military forces from the US are participating in the exercise. About DEFENDER-Europe The exercise is an annual US-led multinational exercise. It is defensive in nature. It focuses on deterring aggression. DEFENDER Europe 21 In 2021, the ..

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil Deposits

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in the Alaskan region in the USA. It is the largest wildlife reserve in the USA. USA holds oil rights in an area called ‘1002 area’ in the coastal plains. The Arctic oil is a source of new rivalries among the countries and this has been ..

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