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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 1, 2022
With the invasion of Ukraine, the test of wills begins
The West hoped to deter Putin from invading. It failed. Now the question is whether the countries aligned against him can impose sufficient pain to force a retreat.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 1, 2022
Russia's isolation intensifies as Ukraine fighting rages
Ukrainian officials reported a Russian bombardment of Kharkiv, the country's second largest city, had killed dozens of civilians.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 1, 2022
Japan joins West in unleashing 'powerful' economic measures against Russia
Tokyo has formally joined the U.S. and other partners in slapping more sanctions on Russia's embattled leaders and three financial institutions.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 1, 2022
Ukraine climate scientist fears for Russian peer who apologized for war
Russian researcher Oleg Anisimov took the unexpected step of apologizing for the Russian military invasion during a virtual IPCC meeting.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 1, 2022
Oil prices keep rising even as U.S. considers release from strategic reserves
The U.S. and others are considering a release of 60 million barrels, sources have said, which would be equivalent to less than six days of Russian production.
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OLYMPICS
Mar 1, 2022
IOC recommends banning Russian and Belarusian athletes from international events
The IOC said the executive board made the decision 'in order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants.'
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JAPAN
Mar 1, 2022
Ukraine’s sister cities in Japan voice concern about Ukrainian citizens
An official of the Kyoto Municipal Government, which has maintained exchanges with Kyiv for more than 50 years, expressed hopes that “peace will return as soon as possible.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 1, 2022
Green energy stocks surge as war spurs push away from Russia and fossil fuels
The Russia-Ukraine war may serve to hasten the European Union's ambitious plans to boost the share of its energy from renewable sources this decade.
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JAPAN
Mar 1, 2022
Japan's defense minister dismisses Abe's nuke-sharing idea
The defense minister dismissed Abe's suggestion that Japan start discussions on the possibility of a nuclear-sharing arrangement with the United States.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 1, 2022
European defense firms see boost as Ukraine crisis prompts bloc to rearm
Defense stocks had already moved higher last week after the Ukraine conflict escalated, fanning concern over Russia's offensive potentially expanding to other nations.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 1, 2022
Honor among thieves? Ransomware gang exposed in data leak after backing Russia.
Chat logs and internal recriminations dating back 13 months were released to the public after ransomware-as-a-service group Conti declared it stood behind Putin in Ukraine.
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BUSINESS
Mar 1, 2022
With Russian and Ukrainian crops in limbo, a vital food lifeline is choked off
The world's grains buyers are being forced to hunt elsewhere for cheap and abundant wheat supplies as trade from both Russia and Ukraine dries up.
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MORE SPORTS
Mar 1, 2022
International ice hockey body suspends Russian and Belarusian teams
USA Hockey and Hockey Canada both backed the decision of the IIHF to suspend teams from both countries and revoke Russia's 2023 World Junior Championship hosting rights.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 1, 2022
On China's tightly controlled internet, Russia's attack stokes debate
Russia's invasion has been greeted with mixed reactions on Chinese social media, with some users saying it foreshadows how the West may respond if China seized Taiwan.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 1, 2022
More foreign firms pull out of Russia as assault on Ukraine continues
The list of those cutting ties or reviewing operations is growing by the hour as foreign governments ratchet up sanctions, close airspace and lock some banks out of financial systems.
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MORE SPORTS
Mar 1, 2022
Vladimir Putin stripped of black belt over Ukraine invasion
World Taekwondo condemned the Russian military action in Ukraine, saying the 'brutal attacks on innocent lives' violated the sport's values of respect and tolerance.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 1, 2022
Russia sanctions snarl flights, compounding airline industry woes
The EU, U.K. and Canada have all banned Russian flights from their airspace, though the U.S. has yet to follow suit.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 1, 2022
U.S. can focus on two theaters — Indo-Pacific and war in Europe — top official says
Kurt Campbell, the White House's top official for the region, said there is a 'deep recognition and intention' inside the government 'to sustain every element' of engagement there.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 1, 2022
Majority of Finns back joining NATO after Russia invades Ukraine, poll shows
In a first for the Nordic country, a poll by public broadcaster YLE showed 53% of Finns now back membership of the defense organization.
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JAPAN
Feb 28, 2022
Japan to freeze Russia's foreign exchange reserves, report says
The Bank of Japan will freeze the yen-denominated assets it holds for Russia to stop them being repatriated or sent on to other financial institutions, the Nikkei reported.

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