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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

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ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Mar 3, 2022
Ukraine crisis threatens China's discreet pipeline in military technology
The Ukraine-China relationship has been under increased pressure, but the current war could sever a link that helped Beijing modernize its army.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 3, 2022
Don Quijote discount store operator to support 100 Ukrainian refugee families
The company has said it would consider cooperating with other businesses in supporting refugees fleeing Russia's invasion.
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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
In reversal, IPC bans Russian and Belarusian athletes from Beijing Paralympics
A 71-member Russian contingent and 12-member team from Belarus are already in Beijing for the Games, which begin on Friday.
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BUSINESS / EXPLAINER
Mar 3, 2022
Japan’s oil stockpiles come into spotlight following Russia's invasion of Ukraine
The IAE, of which Japan is a member, decided to release 60 million barrels of oil reserves as a step toward stabilizing global oil markets, which have been rattled by the war in Ukraine.
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JAPAN
Mar 3, 2022
Russians in Japan, distressed about invasion of Ukraine, call for end to war
'I want the Japanese people to know that at least the Russian youth are against the invasion,” said a Kyoto University student with roots in Ukraine and Russia.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
EU to offer rights to Ukrainians to avoid humanitarian disaster
European member states will consider activating the so-called temporary protection directive that will allow Ukrainians to stay in the EU beyond 90 days.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 3, 2022
Fuel spike may push Japan's inflation near BOJ's 2% goal, says policymaker
Japan's reliance on imports makes it vulnerable to higher commodity prices, adding to those already concerned about the hit to growth from the pandemic.
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BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2022
JAL and ANA cancel passenger flights via Europe amid Ukraine conflict
The airlines, which normally use Russian airspace for their Europe flights, join a growing number of carriers that have canceled or rerouted flights in the wake of the crisis.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
A war the Kremlin tried to disguise becomes a hard reality for Russians
Even as the Kremlin gets more aggressive in trying to shape the narrative, many Russians are now realizing that their country is fighting a deadly conflict.
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BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2022
Wheat prices hit 14-year high as Russia's invasion of Ukraine disrupts supply from region
The conflict could devastate global grain markets so deeply that it's likely to be the biggest supply shock in living memory.
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BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Mar 3, 2022
War in Ukraine raises specter of Russia's first external-debt default
Foreign investors are effectively stuck with holdings of ruble bonds after the central bank halted coupon payments and the settlement system stopped accepting Russian assets.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 3, 2022
‘We are on our side’: Across Asia, a mixed reaction to Ukraine war
Generals in Myanmar have called Russia's actions 'the right thing to do.” India, meanwhile, abstained from a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the attack.
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BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2022
U.S. hits Russian oil refining sector and slaps export curbs on Belarus
The new round of sanctions announced by the White House ban the export of specific refining technologies, making it harder for Russia to modernize its oil refineries.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
Historic EU move to provide arms to Ukraine seen as 'paradigm shift' for the bloc
The weapons funding plan marks the first time the European Union, founded to uphold peace after World War II, has collectively provided arms to a third country.
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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
International Paralympic Committee will allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at Beijing Games
A joint statement from the athletes of Ukraine and Global Athlete group, an international athlete-led body, said the IPC issued 'another blow' to every Ukrainian athlete and citizen.
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BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2022
Ukraine's tech diaspora races to mobilize Silicon Valley in war with Russia
Ukrainians working at Western tech companies are banding together to help their besieged homeland and are calling on firms to do more to counter Russia.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
China asked Russia to delay war until after Olympics, U.S. officials say
A Western intelligence report indicates that Chinese officials had some level of knowledge about Putin's war plans or intentions.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
Russian forces have control of Kherson regional administration, says governor
Russian forces have occupied the regional administration building in Ukraine's port city of Kherson, regional governor Hennadiy Laguta said in an online post on Thursday.
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BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Europe’s green push set back by war in Ukraine
The invasion of Ukraine is forcing Europe to tap all energy resources — including fossil fuels — to help protect against potential gas stoppages from Russia.
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WORLD
Mar 2, 2022
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny calls Putin insane and urges anti-war protests
Navalny called for protests across the country and abroad to signal that not all Russians support the war and show solidarity with the thousands detained in anti-war protests in Russia.

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