Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominated the headlines and screens this week as the world watched in horror as Vladimir Putin ordered an unprovoked attack on his eastern European neighbor.
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Russian troops seem to be trying to encircle Kyiv, the capital. But President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who has quickly become a symbol of pride and spirit of UkraineHe remains defiant, declaring that his troops will “neutralize” the enemy.
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- Emmanuel Macron warned against this “worse is yet to come” in invading Russia after Putin told the French President that he intends to conquer all of Ukraine.
- President Zelenskyy called for direct talks with Putin and said: “Sit down with me to negotiate. I do not bite. What are you afraid of?”
- Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko raised fears that Moscow intends to advance further than Ukraine after inadvertently revealing a possible push into disputed territory in Moldova.
- The Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich announced he would be selling Chelsea Football Club along with a variety of its British assets after the invasion.
- Gas prices in the UK rose 70% in two weeks amid fears that Putin could switch off the European energy supply.
- Beloved children’s book author Shirley Hughes died at the age of 94.
- and Australia has been hit by record-breaking amounts of rain severe flooding and extensive damage to thousands of homes.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/quiz-of-the-week/955983/quiz-of-the-week-2-march Quiz of the week: February 26 – March 4