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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 23, 2022
Wall Street is scrambling for the exits in Moscow — and billions are at stake
For decades, global finance firms eagerly catered to Russian firms, billionaires and the government. Then tanks started rolling into Ukraine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2022
Trade sanctions have a long history — of effecting little change
The trade and financial sanctions against Russia may be morally satisfying for Western politicians and their constituents, but that doesn't mean they will be effective.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2022
Why India is losing faith in the West
Criticizing India for continuing to buy oil from Russia is especially galling, given that European nations have yet to wean themselves off Russian energy supplies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 23, 2022
Kishida eyes fresh spending package to cushion blow of rising costs
The war in Ukraine has triggered a rise in energy and raw material costs which have pushed up the cost of imported goods in a blow to Japan's fragile economy.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 23, 2022
Tsai tells Abe invasion of Ukraine 'not without implications' for Taiwan
In a virtual meeting, ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen agreed that any attempts to change the status quo by force would not be tolerated.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 23, 2022
Ukraine war and pandemic force nations to retreat from globalization
When the Cold War ended, there was a belief that stronger global economic ties would lead to greater stability. But now the world is moving in the opposite direction.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 23, 2022
As Russia stalls in Ukraine, dissent brews over Putin’s leadership
The slow going and the heavy toll of Putin's war in Ukraine are setting off questions about his military's planning capability and his confidence in his top spies.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 23, 2022
Ukraine is changing the world order, just not how Putin hoped
From Berlin to London and Baltic capitals like Tallinn, the metrics of defending Europe have been torn up.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 23, 2022
U.S. threat to sanction China is spooking other nations in Asia
While Russia made up less than 1% of global trade with Southeast Asia in 2020, nations may be reluctant to cuts ties with its largest source of arms.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 23, 2022
Russian oil seeps into global market to ease supply fears for now
For now, traders appear to be taking the view that the flow of Russian oil indicates that the market won't be as tight as first thought.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 23, 2022
Biden heads to Europe as Russia shells cities and besieged Mariupol burns
Hundreds of thousands are believed to be trapped inside buildings in Mariupol, with no access to food, water, power or heat.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 22, 2022
Putin's invasion challenges Greens' aversion to nuclear power
Ever since the 1970s, European Green parties have argued passionately for cutting carbon emissions from the continent’s energy, while at the same time reflexively shunning the world’s only reliable source of zero-carbon electricity: nuclear power.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Mar 22, 2022
Ukraine invasion and climate change drive concerns over Japan’s food security
Long-term issues such as global warming and an aging population could harm the nation's self-sufficiency and its ability to secure adequate food imports.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2022
Walls, dreams and genocide: Zelenskyy invokes history to rally support
He told U.S. lawmakers that he had a dream. He said to the British Parliament that his country would fight until the end. To members of the German Parliament he spoke of a new wall dividing Europe.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2022
Biden says Russia is considering using chemical and biological weapons in Ukraine
The U.S. leader also warned businesses to be alert for possible cyberattacks by Russia. 'It's part of Russia's playbook,' he said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2022
The smaller bombs that could turn Ukraine into a nuclear war zone
Fears are growing that if Vladimir Putin feels cornered, he might choose to detonate one of his smaller weapons — breaking the taboo set 76 years ago after Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Mar 21, 2022
Xi’s bet on Putin to counter U.S. risks leaving China isolated
Beijing's support for Russia could hurt China's ability to reshape global institutions and prompt more countries to challenge its own military assertiveness.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 21, 2022
Amid fears of further Russian expansionism, NATO looks to its weakest link
An emboldened Moscow could encircle NATO's new Baltic members, cutting them off from the alliance — if a new Iron Curtain is to fall, NATO needs to ensure its members are not behind it.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 21, 2022
NATO must get MAD at Russia's nuclear threats
If Russia adopts an aggressive posture and puts its nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles on a high state of readiness, NATO must respond in kind.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 21, 2022
Don't forget tragedy in Myanmar amid Ukraine crisis, expats in Japan say
A group of Myanmar residents in Japan has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support compatriots who have evacuated their homes or lost their jobs due to the military coup.

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