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Port of Odesa

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  • June 22, 2022
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  • Russian forces captured territory along a frontline river in eastern Ukraine
  • Moscow’s separatist proxies claimed to have captured Toshkivka, a town on the mostly Ukrainian-held western bank of the Siverskyi Donets River, south of Sievierodonetsk, which has become the main battlefield city in recent weeks.
  • In Odesa, Ukraine’s biggest Black Sea port, a food warehouse was destroyed in a Russian missile attack.

Source: Financial Post

Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following pairs: (2022)

Regions in News                    Country

  1. Anatolia –                       Turkey
  2. Amhara –                        Ethiopia
  3. Cabo Delgado –              Spain
  4. Catalonia –                      Italy

How many pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. Only one pair
  2. Only two pairs
  3. Only three pairs
  4. All four pairs

Q.2) Consider the following pairs: (2018)

Regions sometimes mentioned in news                     Country

  1. Catalonia                                             —                Spain
  2. Crimea                                                 —               Hungary
  3. Mindanao                                           —               Philippines
  4. Oromia                                                —               Nigeria

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 3 and 4 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 4 only

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