Ukraine bars Russian men after naval clash

Q: Ukraine banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships in the Sea of Azov off Crimea. Where is Ukraine?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Ukraine’s president, referring to Russia’s seizure and subsequent annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its support for separatist uprisings in eastern Ukraine, said banning Russian men was important for stopping a full-scale invasion. Crimea is a . . .

A. Archipelago

B. Bight

C. Peninsula

D. Steppe

Q: Crimea is almost completely surrounded by the small shallow Sea of Azov and which larger body of water?

A. Baltic Sea

B. Barents Sea

C. Bering Sea

D. Black Sea

Q: The United States and European Union imposed a series economic and diplomatic sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea. Russia has been sanctioned over what other actions?

A. Assassinations

B. Election interference

C. Sports cheating

D. All of the above

Q: Russians and Ukrainians speak different languages, but they are closely related ethnically. In fact, Russia derives its name from a medieval state based in what is now the capital of Ukraine. What is the capital of Ukraine?

A. Budapest

B. Kiev

C. Minsk

D. Rus

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