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Daily News Analysis


7th December, 2021 Geography


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  • The tension on the Russia-Ukraine border represents a major security crisis for the region, with the potential to snowball into a broader conflict.



  • Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia.
  • Ukraine also shares borders with Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the south; and has a coastline along the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.