Current Events 15 | WAR - The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

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On the 15th episode of Current Events, Al goes over the current events happening in the Russia-Ukraine war.

About three weeks ago, Russia attacked parts of Ukraine in an attempt to regain certain regions of the country. The conflict is ongoing as of the recording of the episode. In the biggest news story of the year so far, learn the vocabulary you need to know so that you can discuss this event with your friends, classmates, and colleagues.

Here are the key vocabulary:
relentless
Mariupol
to shell
mosque
convoy
Volodymyr Zelenskyy
"pseudo-republic"
separatist
to fan out
to carpet-bomb
Kyiv
to flee
beseiged
Doctors Without Borders
Vladimir Putin
Crimea
sniper fire
to deteriorate
to tote
armed forces
surreal
to blockade
Kharkiv
humanitarian corridor
artillery fire
billowing smoke
encirclement
anesthesiologist
Peremoha
demilitarization
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
sovereignty
no-fly zone
cease-fire

Article used in this episode:

AP News:
Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

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