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Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 7, 2022
Ukraine-born woman in Japan awaits reunion with family
After the Japanese government announced its plan last Wednesday to accept Ukrainian evacuees, Kagoshima resident Nika Koriyama immediately informed her relatives of the news.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 7, 2022
Arming Ukraine: 17,000 anti-tank weapons in six days and a clandestine cybercorps
American and European officials describe a desperate race against time as they aim to get arms delivered to Ukrainian forces while their supply routes are still open.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 7, 2022
Ukrainians find that relatives in Russia do not believe it is a war
Russian television channels do not show the bombardment of Kyiv, Ukraine's capital, and its suburbs, or the devastating attacks on Kharkiv, Mariupol, Chernihiv and other Ukrainian cities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 7, 2022
Firms in Japan start to feel the heat over Russia ties as rivals shun Moscow
Executives say privately they are worried about reputational damage, a sign corporate Japan is — however reluctantly — becoming more responsive to pressure on social issues.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 7, 2022
War exposes Europe’s failure to heed warnings over Russian gas
Despite experiencing similar issues with dependence on Russian energy in the past, the awkward reality is that the European Union is still much in the same place.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 7, 2022
Russia detains more than 4,300 people at anti-war protests across the country
Thousands of protesters chanted 'No to war!' and 'Shame on you!' according to videos posted on social media by opposition activists and bloggers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 7, 2022
Chinese brands stay put in Russia for now despite Western exodus
On social media, the Chinese public has shown overwhelming support for Russia's attack, which Moscow calls a 'special operation.'
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Mar 7, 2022
‘We have no choice’: Mothers in Ukraine flee to Poland
At a station in Western Ukraine, mothers and their children boarded evacuation trains to Poland, while many of their husbands stayed to defend the country from advancing Russian forces.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 6, 2022
These are the cities in Ukraine facing Russian attacks
About two-thirds of the Ukrainian population of 44 million lived in the country's cities — now those cities are the focus of Putin's assault.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 6, 2022
Russian prisoners and Ukrainian soldiers describe two sides of the conflict
With hands still dirty from the battlefield, a dozen Russian prisoners of war sat, stony-faced, in a conference room of a Ukrainian news agency Saturday and described being captured after their armored columns were ambushed.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 6, 2022
How the West marshaled a stunning show of unity against Russia
In a few frantic days, the West threw out the playbook it used for decades against the Kremlin and isolated Russia with unparalleled sanctions and penalties.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 6, 2022
Putin’s justification for an attack on Ukraine conjures up memories of WWII and Hitler
Similar to Putin's justification for invading Ukraine, Hitler threatened to invade Czechoslovakia in order to incorporate districts with a German-speaking population.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 6, 2022
Russia has unleashed a new age of nuclear proliferation
Even if Vladimir Putin is bluffing on using nuclear weapons, his threat is more frightening than anything since the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Mar 6, 2022
Ukrainian musician in Japan appeals for peace as her music takes on deeper meaning
'When I perform, I do so with thoughts that the war would end and there will be peace in the world,' said Kateryna Gudzii, one of two bandura players in Japan.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 6, 2022
'Please close the sky,' Ukrainian refugees plead
NATO powers have so far ruled out a no-fly zone over Ukraine on the grounds that it could escalate the conflict beyond present borders.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 5, 2022
Russia declares ceasefire in two cities, but Ukraine officials say fighting continues
The Russian defense ministry said its units had opened humanitarian corridors near the cities of Mariupol and Volnovakha, which were encircled by its troops.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 5, 2022
How Washington is pushing back against Russian propaganda
Unlike its European allies, the U.S. is not directly pushing the giant American tech and social media companies that control the flow of information to billions of people.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 5, 2022
London’s billionaire playground challenged by war’s reality
Putin's invasion of Ukraine, and the subsequent targeting of Russia's overseas money, threatens to end the British capital's near 50-year run as the plutocrat's playground of choice.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 5, 2022
‘I don’t want to be called Russian anymore’: Anxious Soviet diaspora rethinks identity
Immigrants from the former Soviet bloc were never a monolith, but they bonded over shared language and history. Now, they are shifting away from being seen as one group.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 5, 2022
A deal with a Putin ally leaves automaker Renault trapped in Russia
The French company has lost nearly 30% of its market value in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and ensuing economic sanctions.

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