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The Ukraine War - Part III

On Feb. 24, 2022, Russia started a broad invasion of the Ukraine. Have you followed the news closely enough to answer the following questions?
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Last updated: June 12, 2023
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Ukrainian President who leads the defense of his country
Volodymyr Zelenskyy
President of the invading country
Vladimir Putin
Major city in Southern Ukraine liberated in Nov 2022 after Russian retreat
Kherson
Town in Donetsk oblast that has been the centre of fighting since Nov 2022
Bakhmut
Private Russian mercenary company heavily engaged in the war
Wagner Group
Where the company recruited numerous "volunteer" soldiers from summer 2022
Prisons
Owner of the company and close friend of the Russian president (Yevgeny)
Prigozhin
What Russia buys in Iran to continue its bombings in Ukraine
Drones
German chancellor who refused to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks before changing his mind on Jan 25, 2023 (Olaf)
Scholz
How Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyi was killed on Jan 19, 2023
Helicopter crash
Nordic country intending to give up neutrality and join NATO as a reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Sweden
... while this one has become a NATO member state in April 2023
Finland
Country that hosts the most Ukrainian refugees (though it is unclear how many have gone there by their free will)
Russia
Chechen leader (and strong ally of the Russian president) who sends soldiers to fight alongside Russian troops (Ramzan)
Kadyrov
Longest bridge in Europe heavily damaged by an explosion of unclear causes on oct 8, 2022
Crimean/Kerch Bridge
Turkish president brokering a Russian-Ukrainian deal over grain exports in July 2022 (Recep)
Erdogan
Only other subject Russia and Ukraine have concluded several agreements in the course of the war
Exchange of POW
Ukrainian heavyweight boxer who defeated Briton Anthony Joshua twice, served in the Ukrainian forces in between and sang a patriotic song at the weigh-in (Oleksandr)
Usyk
Yellow oil crop widely cultivated in Ukraine, the world's top producer
Sunflower
Ukrainian music group who won the 2022 Eurovision Song contest
Kalush Orchestra
Energy carrier the European Union is heavily turning to in order to reduce dependency of Russian imports (three letter acronym)

LNG (Liquefied natural gas)
Neutral central European country under pressure for refusing resales of ammunition to Ukraine
Switzerland
IOC President who calls for the readmission of banned Russian and Belarussian athletes in international sports compettions (Thomas)
Bach
World leader who made a surprise visit to Kyiv on Feb 20, 2023
Joe Biden
United Nations body that has condemned the Russian invasion several times
General Assembly
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Sep 4, 2023
Love these quizzes. Slava Ukraini!!