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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 16, 2022
Outspoken rapper Oxxxymiron unites anti-war Russians at Turkey concert to aid Ukraine
The 37-year-old postponed concerts in Moscow and St. Petersburg because of Russia's invasion, which he has called a 'catastrophe and a crime.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / EXPLAINER
Mar 16, 2022
Can Russia pay its creditors, and what happens if not?
The country due to pay interest on two sovereign bonds Wednesday. But diplomatic standoffs and economic curbs raise questions over if and how they can pay it.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 16, 2022
Russian bombs continue to pound Ukraine cities despite signs of a compromise at peace talks
In a hint of a possible compromise, Zelenskyy said that Ukraine was prepared to accept security guarantees from the West that stop short of its long-term goal of joining NATO.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 16, 2022
China’s goal with Putin is to resist U.S. without economic pain
Beijing's actions appear calibrated to avoid global conflicts or being dragged further down economically as it seeks a way past the pandemic.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 16, 2022
Biden plans Europe trip for Ukraine summit next week as refugees top 3 million
Hopes for a compromise at emergency peace talks grow as Ukrainian officials claim Moscow may be coming to terms with its failure to impose a new government by force.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 16, 2022
Japan to ban exports of nearly 300 items to Russia and Belarus
The embargo on exports of 266 products, such as chips and communication equipment, and 26 technologies, including design programs for chip-making machines, will take effect Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 15, 2022
Japan ruling coalition proposes new stimulus package to cushion economy
The coalition also urged the government to offer payouts to pensioners to ease the pain from the COVID-19 pandemic, a sign Tokyo will be slow in weaning off crisis-mode support.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 15, 2022
The threat of Russian WMD attack in Ukraine is real
Moscow might manufacture a false narrative that Ukrainian biological weapons pose a threat to further justify its actions.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 15, 2022
Putin, Xi and the risk of World War III
After obtaining China's backing, Vladimir Putin set about realizing his life's dream of retaking Ukraine, a decision that may backfire on both Moscow and Beijing.

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