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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

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TENNIS
Feb 28, 2022
Elina Svitolina to donate prize money to efforts in Ukraine
The world No. 15 said her family and friends in Ukraine were defending the country and that she wanted to help.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 28, 2022
U.S. sanctions on Russia serve China a sharp reminder of need for its own chips
China, like Russia, lacks advanced chip manufacturing capacity but one of its top long-term policy goals is to establish independence and self-reliance in the semiconductor industry.
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WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Feb 28, 2022
Putin forces Germany to step up to role as global power
Moscow's invasion of Ukraine has inadvertently achieved what Western allies have long struggled with — getting Germany to push an assertive foreign policy backed by a strong military.
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WORLD
Feb 28, 2022
'Forgive us,' Ukraine: Hopeless dread grips Russia's war critics
There has been a heavy police presence at public squares in Moscow, with the central Pushkin Square being cordoned off.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 28, 2022
Japan’s output falls as supply snags add to contraction risk
The continued decline in output suggests a further delay in Japan's economic recovery with the outlook further clouded by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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JAPAN
Feb 28, 2022
Japan considers sanctions on top Belarusian officials over Ukraine crisis
Tokyo, which hopes to reach a decision soon, is eyeing sanctioning high-ranking government officials in Belarus over their roles in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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JAPAN / Politics
Feb 27, 2022
Japan should consider hosting U.S. nuclear weapons, Abe says
Abe noted that had Ukraine kept some of its nuclear weapons following the breakup of the Soviet Union instead of exchanging them for a security guarantee, it may not have faced an invasion.
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COMMENTARY / World
Feb 27, 2022
The West’s cyberattack appeasement helped give Putin a green light
A failure to respond in-kind on hacking since 2014 sent a signal of weakness on Ukraine. But it's not too late to fight back.
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COMMENTARY / World
Feb 27, 2022
The economic consequences of Vladimir Putin's war
Sanctions rarely work; they are simply not the economic equivalent of the bombs that Russia is currently dropping on Ukraine.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Germany to lift defense spending in latest historic policy shift
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said his country will spend more than 2% of GDP each year on defense, in line with a NATO target that Berlin has consistently failed to meet.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Putin puts nuclear forces on alert, citing NATO threat and sanctions
The Ukrainian president's office said negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow would be held at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border without preconditions.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Germany to step up plans to cut dependence on Russia gas
Germany has been under pressure from other Western nations to become less dependent on Russian gas and is taking steps to do so.
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WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 27, 2022
Putin races against clock as fast military advance is ‘frustrated’
Russia's plans for Ukraine face rapidly rising costs due to delays caused by tougher-than-expected resistance from forces on the ground, even as its military retains overwhelming advantages.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Putin faces sanctions, but his assets remain an enigma
On paper, the Russian president appears to own very little. Yet estimates put his hidden wealth well over $100 billion.
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WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 27, 2022
SWIFT block deals crippling blow to Russia, but leaves West room for more sanctions
Russian banks denied access to SWIFT will find it harder to communicate with peers internationally, even in friendly countries such as China, slowing trade and making transactions costlier.
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MORE SPORTS
Feb 27, 2022
Norway tells Russian athletes to skip upcoming World Cup ski events
'Russia's violations of international law and attacks on the Ukrainian people demand international condemnation and sanctions,' Norway's skiing federation said in a statement.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Before Ukraine invasion, Russia and China cemented economic ties
As Russia wreaks havoc in Ukraine, Moscow has a powerful economic ally to help it resist Western sanctions: China.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
Europe and Russia trade airspace bans, echoing Cold War disruption
Russian airlines were barred from flying through more countries in Europe, shutting off carriers such as Aeroflot from the shortest routes heading west.
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WORLD
Feb 27, 2022
U.S., U.K., Europe and Canada to block Russian access to SWIFT
The decision by Western nations will exclude some Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system, used for trillions of dollars worth of transactions between banks around the world.
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SOCCER
Feb 27, 2022
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich gives trustees stewardship of club
The Russian billionaire has been named as a potential target for financial sanctions in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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