Topic Write a short explanation of three major events, trends, or changes which have occurred in this geographic region

Topic
Write a short explanation of three major events,
trends, or changes which have occurred in this geographic region during the ten years since the textbook was
published. We are currently studying Russia and North America, so please select topics from these regions
cite the sources
the book came out in 2012
https://2012books.lardbucket.org/pdfs/regional-geography-of-the-world-globalization-people-and-places.pdf