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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 10, 2022
They died by a bridge in Ukraine. This is their story.
When the mortar shell hit, the family were about 12 yards away from the crater it left. They had no chance.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 10, 2022
Ukraine's Paralympians trying to remain strong despite fear over situation at home
'They are bombing (civilian) buildings and people are getting killed every day. All of us have families back there ... we just don't know what to do. We're really scared.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 10, 2022
EU to phase out Russian energy, but won't offer Ukraine fast-track membership
Leaders of the 27-nation bloc are to meet in Versailles, France, on Thursday and Friday, as Russia's war against Ukraine enters its third week.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 10, 2022
Power cut at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear plant
Monitoring groups and experts saw little risk of a major incident at the plant, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster in 1986.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 10, 2022
UAE says OPEC+ should boost oil output, setting up tension in the group
According to a person familiar with the situation, the UAE hadn't consulted other OPEC+ members before its ambassador to Washington made his statement.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 10, 2022
Xi’s Europe outreach aims to avert East-West clash for China
Xi spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday, suggesting China could help mediate a solution to the Ukraine crisis.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 10, 2022
UniCredit and BNP Paribas detail hefty Russian exposures as markets rebound
BNP Paribas is believed to be the first major bank to have excluded staff in Moscow from its IT networks.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 9, 2022
Japan to work closely with G7 in wake of U.S. ban on Russian oil, says Kishida
Resource-poor Japan relies heavily on imports to satisfy its energy needs, and remains cautious about taking sanctions targeting the Russian energy sector.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 9, 2022
Vladimir Putin’s goodbye will be a long one
Russia's president is in a tight spot, isolated, with his economy crumbling. But this is only the beginning of the end.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 9, 2022
What Russia's attack on Ukraine means for Japan
Japan, which has territorial disputes with Russia, will need to reassess and further strengthen its security within the framework of the bilateral Japan-U.S. Security Treaty.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2022
Uniqlo pressured to halt Russia sales after CEO vows to stay
Comments defending the decision by CEO Tadashi Yanai have drawn criticism, with some social media users pushing the hashtag #BoycottUniqlo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 9, 2022
From housing to jobs to education, support grows for Ukrainians fleeing to Japan
Yokohama and Osaka Prefecture are among the local governments looking to help evacuees by providing housing and other services.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 9, 2022
The global struggle for democracy is in Ukraine
Let us hope that Putin's aggression persuades would-be autocrats in free societies that peace and security are well worth the price of admission into the democratic club.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2022
Japan resists pressure to follow Big Oil’s exit from Russia
Unless the situation with Russia drastically changes, Japanese companies and consortia have decided to keep their stakes in Sakhalin 1, Sakhalin 2 and Arctic LNG 2 projects.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2022
Future turns dark for Russia’s oil industry
With short-term turmoil for the Russian oil industry a given at this point, the long-term future of an industry which bankrolls a large portion of the government budget has turned cloudy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2022
Japan’s economy needs more spending aid, Abenomics advocate says
The call for more stimulus by Etsuro Honda comes barely three months after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida unveiled a bigger-than-expected u00a556 trillion package to support the economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2022
McDonald’s and Coca-Cola hit pause on Russia amid rising backlash
The iconic U.S. brands, seen around the world as the face of U.S. capitalism, have joined hundreds of other global companies in halting work in Russia since the war began.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 9, 2022
Japan downgrades fourth-quarter GDP on service sector weakness
The downwardly revised growth is bad news for policymakers tasked with keeping the country's fragile recovery on track.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2022
Here’s how surging oil prices shift the economic outlook in Asia
Oil's relentless surge above $125 a barrel threatens to stoke inflation across Asia.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 9, 2022
Russia's war in Ukraine set to compound worldwide hunger crisis as shipments dry up
Together, Russia and Ukraine exporting so much wheat, corn, sunflower oil and other foods that it adds up to more than a tenth of all calories traded globally.

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