Thursday , 19 May 2022


Ukraine: Its Geography, Population Make-up and Economy

The modern state of Ukraine was formed nearly 30 years ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the country has often made headlines due to political instability and the looming threat of a Russian invasion. In the map graphic above, we examine Ukraine from a structural point of view. What’s the country’s population composition? What drives the country’s economy? And most importantly, why is the country important within a global context?

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Russia’s Economy & the Effect Of Sanctions On It

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is an effort by a relatively small country trying to use military action and threats, backed up by a nuclear arsenal, that can in no way compare in terms of resources to those it is threatening and, as such, the combined impacts of the imposed sanctions on its small economy will likely be significant and widely felt.

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Which Global Risks Are Posing Imminent Threats?

In the latest annual edition of the Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), it was found that a majority of global leaders feel worried or concerned about the outlook of the world, and only 3.7% feel optimistic. What global risks are leaders and experts most concerned about, and which ones are posing imminent threats? Let’s dive into the key findings from the report.

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A Look At America’s Electric Vehicle Future

Car showroom

The U.S. is accelerating its transition to electric vehicles (EV) to address climate change...[and] in this infographic...we explore the country’s strategy to have vehicles, batteries, and key parts be made in the United States...[and] then, we look at how this strategy could be fueled by domestic mining and battery recycling.

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