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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 17, 2022
Will chemical weapons be used in Ukraine?
Would Russia, which is not supposed to have chemical weapons, use them in Ukraine, especially if the war drags on? Or should we rule out this possibility?
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BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 17, 2022
As costs rise in Japan, even businesses accustomed to deflation are raising prices
On top of changing ingredients or reducing portion sizes, firms have implemented unusual price hikes to goods such as cooking oil, snacks and popular instant noodle brands.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 17, 2022
Fuel price rally forces Japan to maximize subsidies to refiners
The country's average gasoline price stood at u00a5175.2 a liter on Monday, according to data from the trade ministry.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 17, 2022
Nearly 70% of Japan's companies see hit to earnings from Ukraine crisis
The survey suggests more pain ahead for resource-poor Japan, where a weakening yen and subsequent rising commodity prices squeeze households further.
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OLYMPICS
Mar 17, 2022
Olympian who fled Belarus leaves Ukraine after Russian invasion
Russia has used Belarusian territory to launch a multi-pronged invasion of Ukraine, where many Belarusians settled after escaping persecution at home.
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JAPAN
Mar 17, 2022
Sanctions on Russia are also about protecting Japan, says Taro Kono
Some officials in Tokyo, including Kono, worry Russia's attack on Ukraine could embolden Beijing to act against Taiwan.
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WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 17, 2022
European leaders' risky Kyiv mission took even close family by surprise
The trip to a city under siege, where Ukraine's military is fighting invading Russian forces just a few kilometers from the periphery, was hastily arranged and known only to a few people.
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BUSINESS
Mar 17, 2022
Under sanctions, Russian airlines in race against time to secure parts
Western analysts say airlines may start stripping some of Russia's 500 foreign-leased jets within weeks or even days.
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WORLD / ANALYSIS
Mar 17, 2022
From the Kremlin, Putin ponders war and peace
Three weeks into its invasion, Russia is battling fierce resistance from Ukrainian forces and has yet to achieve its stated aims.
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WORLD
Mar 17, 2022
Shells hit theater sheltering Ukraine civilians as Biden calls Putin a war criminal
Moscow has yet to capture any of Ukraine's biggest cities following its invasion, the largest assault on a European state since World War II, raising fears of wider conflict in the West.
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MULTIMEDIA
Mar 16, 2022
These foreign fighters are joining the battle for Ukraine
Thousands of foreign volunteers — including Americans — are arriving in Ukraine to help defend the country. But an attack on their training camp on Sunday has left some wondering if they'll ever see the front lines.
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JAPAN
Mar 16, 2022
U.S. begins flying Japanese nonlethal military aid to Ukraine
The move marks the first time an American aircraft has carried Japanese Self-Defense Forces gear to another country.
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JAPAN
Mar 16, 2022
Japan to revoke Russia's most favored nation trade status
The U.S., EU and U.K. have announced similar moves following a G7 leaders' statement describing actions to deny the preferred trade status to Moscow.
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 16, 2022
Ukraine war gives Taiwan pointers for its own defense
The invasion of Ukraine has sparked a conversation about how well Taiwan's armed forces and civilian population are prepared to fend off a Chinese invasion.
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BUSINESS
Mar 16, 2022
Japan asked UAE to help stabilize crude oil markets amid Russia turmoil
The UAE is a member of OPEC and a major exporter, along with Saudi Arabia, to resource-scarce Japan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 16, 2022
The monetary consequences of Vladimir Putin
Having witnessed the financial shock and awe or Russia's invasion and the subsequent sanctions, other countries will likely re-think how and where they hold their foreign assets.
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 16, 2022
Why so many countries want to sit out the new Cold War
Some countries' distrust of aggressive regional powers such as Russia and China is balanced by suspicions that the U.S. is a profoundly weakened and highly unstable superpower.
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WORLD
Mar 16, 2022
Impunity for war crimes in Syria casts a grim shadow over Ukraine
As the world takes in the grim realities of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many Syrians have watched with a horrifying sense of deja vu and a deep foreboding about what lies ahead.
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CULTURE / Entertainment news
Mar 16, 2022
Author Haruki Murakami to call for peace in Ukraine
Japan's most famous writer hopes to use his radio show as a platform to get people thinking about how they can put an end to war.
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JAPAN
Mar 16, 2022
Zelenskyy approaches Japan over possible online speech to parliament
The government is interested in accepting the proposal and is looking to determine whether such an address is logistically possible.

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