Leader of Russian mutiny heads for Belarus

Q: Russia will drop charges again Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, who will move to Belarus under a deal to end an armed mutiny that he led Saturday against Russia's military leadership. Where is Belarus?

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Q: Heavily-armed mercenaries left camps in Ukraine and took over Russian military headquarters in the city of Rostov-on-Don before racing toward Moscow. The convoy turned around after the leader of Belarus arranged a deal between Prigozhin and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Belarus is a ...

A. Russian ally

B. U.S. ally

C. Neutral nation

Q: The Russian invaders coming from Belarus got close to Ukraine’s capital before being beaten back by fierce resistance, which has claimed up to an estimated 43,000 Russian lives in the war so far. What is the capital of Ukraine?

A. Bakhmut

B. Kyiv

C. Minsk

D. Odessa

Q: Prigozhin was a devoted supporter and protege of Putin before Saturday’s events. Besides Ukraine, where have Prigozhin’s Wagner mercenaries been deployed?

A. Libya

B. Mozambiique

C. Syria

D. All of the above

Q: Prigozhin and his troops reportedly will avoid prosecution under the deal to end the mutiny. But thousands of Russians have been jailed for even mild criticism of the Ukraine conflict. Where have Russian dissidents traditionally been sent?

A. Caucasus

B. Kaliningrad

C. Siberia

D. Urals

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