Forecast period was February 15-March 17, 2022
The main event was Russia’s invasion of Ukraine February 24, 2022.
February 15: Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau invokes emergency powers (Mars) to end the two-week covid-19 truck blockade (Pluto) and Ottawa’s police chief (Mars) resigns after criticism that he did not do enough to stop the protests.
February 19: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (Sun) rips (Mars) into world leaders (Sun) demanding (Pluto) stronger actions as the threat (Pluto) of full-scale attack (Mars) by Russia intensifies. ‘This is not about war in Ukraine, this is about war in Europe,’ he said.
February 20: Australia accuses Beijing of an ‘act of intimidation’ (Pluto) after a Chinese navy vessel directed a laser (Pluto) at an Australian military surveillance aircraft on February 17.
February 21: A very angry (Mars) Vladimir Putin (Pluto) recognises two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent entities (Uranus) describing Ukraine as an integral part of Russia’s history. He said eastern Ukraine was ancient Russian lands and that he was confident the Russian people would support his decision. Within hours of his announcement Putin orders Russian troops (Mars) into Donetsk and Luhansk to ‘maintain peace’. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; Mars was conjunction and parallel Pluto in the sky.
February 22/23: The conflict (Mars) in Ukraine’s Donbas region escalates rapidly (Mars). In response to Putin’s deployment of troops (Mars) to Donetsk and Luhansk UN chief Antonio Guterres says Russia’s moves violate Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty; Germany halts the approval of the Nord Steam 2 gas pipeline; Britain, Canada, Japan, Australia and other western nations impose sanctions (Pluto) on Russian banks (Jupiter) and individuals; and Joe Biden calls Russia’s actions a ‘flagrant violation’ of international law.
February 23: Ukraine declares a state of emergency (Mars) and tells its citizens (house 1) in Russia to return to home; Moscow begins to evacuate its embassy (house 11) in Kyiv; the websites of Ukraine’s government, foreign ministry and state security service go down in cyber attacks (Mars-Pluto); and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tells the General Assembly the world is ‘facing a moment of peril’ over the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
February 24: All hell breaks loose. In a tweet Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, says that Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine and is targeting cities with weapons strikes. Ukraine declares martial law.
February 27: North Korea launches a ballistic missile into the sea off its eastern coast.
March 2: A two-year long investigation into online child sexual abuse (house 5- Mars-Pluto) leads to the arrest of hundreds of offenders worldwide and safeguarded 146 children.
March 4: A suicide bombing (Mars-Pluto) at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque during Friday prayers in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar kills at least 56 people and injures 196.
March 5: North Korea fires another ballistic missile into the sea.
Thousands of South Korean firefighters (Mars) and troops (Mars) are battling (Mars) a large wildfire (Mars) that has been tearing through an eastern coastal area threatening a nuclear power station (Pluto) and a liquefied natural gas plant (Neptune). More than 6,200 people have been evacuated and at least 159 homes destroyed.
March 10: A train crash (Mars) in the southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 60 people.
March 11: China orders the 9 million residents of the northeastern city of Changchun into lockdown (Pluto) amid a new spike in covid-19 cases (Mars) attributed to the highly contagious omicron variant. (The variant emerged in Japan and South Korea.)
March 12: Saudi Arabia executes 81 men including seven Yemenis and one Syrian in the kingdom’s biggest mass execution (Mars-Pluto) in decades.
March 13: The Senegalese military launches an operation against rebels fighting for independence in the country’s Casamance region which borders Gambia. More than 6,000 people in Gambia and Senegal fled their homes following the flare-up in fighting.
March 14: Government websites in Israel are hit by a cyber attack (Mars-Pluto).
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