Crimean Annexation Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s stance on Ukraine at UNSC

Recently, India remained absent from United Nations Security Council (UNSC) vote on Ukraine. Key facts This move of India is widely read as a play to balance its ties with Moscow and Washington. It was a procedural vote, on whether to discuss the situation in Eastern Europe. Situation in Eastern Europe In Eastern Europe, Russia ..

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U.S., EU cooperation on Energy Security

On January 28, 2022, the United States (US) and European Union (EU) announced that they are working together on guaranteeing energy security in Europe and Ukraine. Highlights This announcement was made amid the standoff triggered by Russia by amassing troops at Ukraine’s border. US And EU are jointly working towards continued, timely and sufficient supply ..

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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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Ukraine-NATO launch Black Sea drills

Ukraine and United States is conducting a military exercise, joined by 30 countries, in Black Sea and southern Ukraine. Exercise was started despite Russia called to cancel it. Key Points According to US Navy Capt. Kyle Gantt, large number of participants in exercise reflects shared commitment to ensure free access to international waters. Exercise is ..

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Russia expels European Diplomats

Russia recently expelled diplomats of Latvia, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania, Romania, Czech diplomats. It was retaliation from Russia after the countries expelled the Russian diplomats. Background The Czech Republic ordered Russian staff to leave the embassy. The order was passed based on the accusations that Russian Intelligence Officers were behind 2014 explosion. What is 2014 Explosion? ..

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