Russia, China and India not attending UN General Assembly. Facing a complex set of challenges that try humanity as never before, world leaders gather at the United Nations this week under the shadow of Europe’s first major war since World War II — a conflict that has unleashed a global food crisis and divided major powers in a way not seen since the Cold War.
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Russian forces have invaded Ukraine from land, air and sea with strikes causing widespread damage. Global leaders have condemned the move and imposed sanctions.
The Russian economy has been impacted by a raft of global sanctions as world leaders try to pressure Vladimir Putin to end the war in Ukraine.
Global Inflation Concerns
Inflation across the developed world is surging, with the rising cost of living expenses at the highest level since the 1980s.