Ukraine war Current Affairs, GK & News

EU bans Russian oil

The Russia-Ukraine crisis intensified as Ukrainians wanted their government to join European Union. Though the issue revolved around the Crimean peninsula and its annexation by Russia, the issue exploded with Ukraine’s plan to join the EU. When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Ukraine asked for EU candidacy. And EU approved immediately. Since then, the ..

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Ukraine’s Odesa designated as World Heritage in Danger site

The UNESCO of the United Nations presents the tag of World Heritage in Danger. World Heritage Sites face several problems such as development in tourism, war, natural disasters, poaching, urbanization, and pollution. To protect the sites from catastrophic damages, UNESCO designates them as World Heritage in Danger sites. Today, the list has 55 such sites. ..

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UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2023 Report

Ukraine – Russia war is creating energy crises, increasing inflation, and causing debt issues all over the world. Amidst these conditions and climate emergencies, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs launched the “World Economic Situation and Prospects” report or simply the World Economy Report. The report says that the economic growth of ..

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South Africa announces Joint Naval Drills with Russia, China

In the path of strengthening multilateral ties, South Africa, Russia, and China are to hold naval drills in the Indian Ocean. It is to be held in the month of February 2023. During the exercise, the countries will exchange knowledge and operational skills. Relationships among the countries have been prosperous and the exercise will improve ..

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Zelenskiy’s 10-Point Peace Plan

As the deadliest conflict in Europe since World War II enters its 11th month, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has outlined a 10-point peace plan to end the war with Russia. With Russian President Vladimir Putin expressing his willingness to come to the negotiating table, Zelenskyy’s plan focuses on various key areas, including nuclear and energy ..

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US’ $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill

The US House has recently passed a 1.7 trillion USD spending bill to fund federal agencies through September to avoid the partial government shutdown. What is an omnibus spending bill? An omnibus spending bill is a type of Bill in the United States that brings together smaller ordinary appropriations bills into single large bill that ..

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