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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

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JAPAN
Feb 26, 2022
Japan considering imposing sanctions against Belarus
Japan is weighing the sanctions on the Russian ally in line with the United States, for its support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, two government officials said Saturday.
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WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 26, 2022
Putin's end-game? Split Ukraine and install 'tame' leadership.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine looks designed to take Kyiv and create a land corridor south to the Black Sea, splitting the country into two, military analysts and former officials said.
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COMMENTARY / World / Perspectives
Feb 26, 2022
Will the Ukraine crisis upend political ambitions in Asia?
The Russian invasion sets an alarming precedent, but China is unlikely to follow Putin's bellicose playbook.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2022
EU set to sanction Putin over Ukraine invasion
The freezing of Putin's assets, which comes in addition to a broader package of sanctions that the EU approved early Friday, will not affect his ability to travel.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2022
Kremlin says sanctions will cause Moscow problems but they can be solved
The economy ministry said Russia had lived with sanctions for a long time and said it would be stepping up trade and economic ties with Asia to counter the threat emanating from the West.
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BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
How war in Ukraine threatens the world’s economic recovery
The pandemic has left the global economy with two key points of vulnerability — high inflation and jittery financial markets. Aftershocks from the invasion could easily worsen both.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 25, 2022
Putin launches a war the West saw coming but was powerless to stop
Frantic diplomacy, sanctions threats and unprecedented U.S.-led 'information warfare' weren't enough to prevent what finally unfolded in the early hours of Thursday.
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MORE SPORTS
Feb 25, 2022
Russia facing widespread fallout as sports world condemns invasion of Ukraine
'I'm sorry for the innocent people that are losing their lives, that are getting killed for stupid reasons and a very, very strange and mad leadership,' F1 driver Sebastian Vettel said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
Japan braces for even higher inflation amid Ukraine crisis
Russia's invasion of Ukraine will only exacerbate an existing inflationary trend, thereby increasing the burden on firms and households.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2022
Why Russia and Ukraine are fighting for Chernobyl disaster site
Chernobyl sits on the shortest route from Belarus to Kyiv, Ukrainian's capital, and so runs along a logical line of attack for the Russian forces invading Ukraine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 25, 2022
Japan announces more sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion
The new package of sanctions include export controls on high-tech products such as semiconductors and a freeze on assets held by Russian financial institutions.
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BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
World Bank preparing ways to support Ukraine as fallout assessed
It was unclear, however, what resources may be available to aid Ukraine's people if Zelenskyy's democratically elected government is deposed by Russian forces.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2022
U.S. and allies slap new sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion
Biden slammed Putin for 'choosing a war without a cause' and said the sanctions, imposed in lockstep with countries including Japan, will make him 'a pariah on the international stage.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2022
Biden takes veiled swipe at China in condemning Russia backers on Ukraine
Some geopolitical analysts have said that Russia's action against Ukraine could embolden China over Taiwan.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Feb 25, 2022
U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy overshadowed as Russian threat looms large
U.S. government official indicated that the Biden administration could continue its sustained engagement in the Indo-Pacific region while handling 'immense pressures' elsewhere.
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MORE SPORTS
Feb 25, 2022
Klitschko brothers to take up arms to defend Ukraine against Russia
Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko enlisted in Ukraine's reserve army earlier this month, saying that the love for his country compelled him to defend it.
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BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
Russia’s yearslong quest to quit dollar eases impact of sanctions
Russia slashed its dollar reserves to just 16% of the central bank's stockpile in 2021, down from more than 40% just four years prior.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
How a German state helped Moscow push a pipeline, weakening Ukraine
In the north German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where former Chancellor Angela Merkel had her constituency, ties to Russia run deep.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Feb 25, 2022
After attack on Ukraine, residents flee west
Families fleeing Thursday’s attack in Kyiv were stuck in traffic for miles on the capital’s longest avenue, as they tried to escape the advancement of Russian troops.
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SOCCER
Feb 25, 2022
UEFA to take Champions League final out of Russia in response to attack on Ukraine
'UEFA shares the international community's significant concern for the security situation developing in Europe and strongly condemns the ongoing Russian military invasion in Ukraine.'

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