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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 2, 2022
The solution to the Ukraine crisis lies in Asia
Sanctions and embargoes from the West against Russia over the Ukraine invasion will count for nothing if they are offset by business as usual in Asia.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 2, 2022
Beijing's stance on Ukraine is its latest strategic blunder
The Great Game of the 21st Century may still end up pitting Moscow against Beijing in a region historically seen as Russia's soft underbelly.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 2, 2022
U.S. stands firm behind commitment to Taiwan, delegation says
Taiwan's government is juggling competing high-profile visits from the U.S. in a busy week of diplomacy as former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives.
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SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 2, 2022
Meet sumo's globe-trotting ambassador
Watts has been a prominent figure in sumo for over 30 years and since the 1990s has been a mainstay at World Championships, where she undertakes numerous roles.
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JAPAN
Mar 2, 2022
Kishida and Macron agree on need for 'strong' sanctions on Russia
During roughly 25-minute phone talks, Kishida and Macron shared the view that Russia's use of force to unilaterally change the status quo clearly violates international law.
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BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
U.S. and Japan among nations to release oil reserves amid Ukraine crisis
The coordinated release of petroleum stocks, the first of its kind since 2011, is intended to 'send a unified and strong message' to global markets that there will be no supply shortfalls.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 2, 2022
Unity in a foreign policy crisis, but questions still to be answered
U.S. President Joe Biden emphasized allies' resolve in his State of the Union address, but acknowledged Russia may not be deterred from further efforts to reconstitute the Soviet bloc.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 2, 2022
Japan to temporarily close embassy in Kyiv as fighting intensifies
Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine started, the embassy's operations have been downscaled. But the Japanese ambassador to Ukraine, Kuninori Matsuda, and a few others had remained in Kyiv.
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BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Exxon to leave Russia as Ukraine war pressures energy giants
As pressure grows on global energy giants to respond decisively to the invasion of Ukraine, Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it would join key rivals in exiting Russia.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 2, 2022
In State of the Union, Biden says Putin ‘badly miscalculated’ with Ukraine invasion
The U.S. president assailed the Russian leader as a 'dictator” and warned that the war will leave his country weaker.
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BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Trading houses Mitsui and Mitsubishi to study Shell's exit from Sakhalin 2 gas project
The Japanese firms said Tuesday they will consult with the government to assess the British oil major's planned exit from its flagship oil and natural gas business in eastern Russia.
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TENNIS
Mar 2, 2022
Tennis bars athletes from competing under name or flag of Russia and Belarus
The ITF has also suspended the memberships of the Russian Tennis Federation and Belarus Tennis Federation and withdrawn their entries from all international team competition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 2, 2022
Kishida says Japan to impose sanctions on Belarus, possibly this week
The measures are expected to target Belarusian entities and individuals, including President Alexander Lukashenko.
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BUSINESS / Economy / ANALYSIS
Mar 2, 2022
Ukraine war unlikely to deter Fed and central bank peers from March rate hikes
Money markets suggest central banks will press on with raising interest rates, even as a war on Europe's eastern flank complicates the picture for inflation and economic growth.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 2, 2022
In shift away from Russia, China urges the shielding of Ukraine civilians
China's foreign minister also acknowledged the conflict was a 'war,” rather than a 'special military operation” as described by Russia.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 2, 2022
Ukrainian online resistance group targets Russian power grid and railways
The group plans to launch digital sabotage attacks against critical Russian infrastructure to strike back at Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.
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BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Apple, Nike and Hollywood spurn Russia, isolating Putin
From the iPhone to Air Jordans, highly prized U.S. brands are vanishing from the Russian marketplace in a way that will be hard for consumers to ignore.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 2, 2022
Russian troop deaths expose a potential weakness of Putin’s strategy
Neither side's claims have been independently verified, but one American official put the Russian losses as of Monday at 2,000, an estimate with which two European officials concurred.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Ukraine invasion adds to chaos for global supply chains
Russia's military incursion is severing key supply chains and setting off a scramble among global companies to comply with new sanctions.
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JAPAN
Mar 1, 2022
Japan residents donate $17 million to relief fund for Ukraine
More than 60,000 residents have made donations to a bank account set up by the Embassy of Ukraine.

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