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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 17, 2022
Shelling breaks out in east Ukraine as West and Moscow dispute troop moves
Russian-backed separatists said troops had opening fire on their territory four times in the past 24 hours and said they were trying to establish if anyone had been hurt or killed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 17, 2022
Kishida urges Putin to stick with diplomacy to end Ukraine crisis
The prime minister said afterward that Japan opposes the use of force to change the status quo and will continue to monitor the situation with 'grave concern.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 17, 2022
U.S. sanctions on Russian banks are the West's most potent economic threat
Washington, and its allies in Europe, are finalizing an extensive package of sanctions if Russia were to launch an invasion according to U.S. and European officials.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 17, 2022
Ukraine says It suffered worst DDoS attack in standoff
The DDoS, or distributed denial-of-service, attack began Tuesday and continued into Wednesday with the goal of causing mass confusion.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 16, 2022
Ukraine hit by cyberattack as U.S. questions Russian troop pullback
Ukrainian officials did not say who it believed was responsible for the cyberattack, but a statement suggested it was pointing the finger at Russia.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 16, 2022
U.S. arms sent to Ukraine would blunt but not stop a Russian invasion
Since 2014, the United States has committed more than $2.7 billion in security assistance to Ukraine, according to the Pentagon, including a $200 million package in December.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 15, 2022
Russia pulls some troops back to base, but NATO remains cautious
Meanwhile, Russia's lower house of parliament voted Tuesday to appeal to Putin to recognize the separatist entities, potentially further complicating the conflict.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 15, 2022
‘We need to oppose Russia’: Ukrainians find common purpose
Across the country, Lenin statues and hammer-and-sickle emblems of the Soviet past have been toppled, replaced by monuments to Ukrainians killed in the 2014 uprising.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Feb 15, 2022
What does the Ukraine crisis mean for Taiwan? That's up for debate.
On the surface, the similarities between the situations in Ukraine and Taiwan seem obvious, but the U.S.'s role in a conflict over either place would likely be very different.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 15, 2022
Throwaway comments in Ukraine spook money markets made 'twitchy' by talk of war
Confusion reigned Monday when media accounts of what appears to have been a tongue-in-cheek quip by Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy ignited ill-advised selling.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 15, 2022
'Vladdy daddy please no war...': Russia-Ukraine tensions loom large on social media
Gen Z is turning to TikTok and Instagram to hash over the tensions between Russia and Ukraine, while TikTok has become a source for researchers tracking Moscow's buildup.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 14, 2022
He knows Putin well. And he fears for Ukraine.
The Finnish president, Sauli Niinisto, has carved out a vital role as interpreter between East and West, and he is not optimistic about the prospects for peace.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 14, 2022
Running a business under the shadow of war
For the past several years in the business world, Ukraine has provided entrepreneurs with wild opportunities with high risks.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 14, 2022
Standoff with Russia over Ukraine enters most tense week yet
A frenzy of diplomatic activity — including key leaders cycling through Moscow for talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin — has failed to produce an off-ramp.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 13, 2022
IOC contacted Ukrainian team after Vladyslav Heraskevych's anti-war message
The 23-year-old briefly flashed the paper sign reading 'NO WAR IN UKRAINE' after his third run. He did not do it again after his last run.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 13, 2022
U.S. battles Putin by disclosing his next possible moves
Declassified information is part of a campaign to complicate what officials say are Russia's plans to invade Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 13, 2022
Biden-Putin call is inconclusive as Ukraine tensions soar
Biden warned Putin that Russia would face 'severe costs” if he invaded Ukraine. The Russian leader accused the U.S. of failing to provide him with security assurances he needs to back down.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 12, 2022
Ukraine's government calls for calm amid fears of Russia invasion
'It is now critical to remain calm and united within the country, and avoid actions that undermine stability and sow panic,' the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 12, 2022
Puzzle in Ukraine crisis: Where’s the U.S. ambassador?
Neither the Biden administration nor Ukraine's government is providing a clear explanation for a delay that career diplomats say would be baffling and inexcusable even in ordinary times
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 11, 2022
Japan urges its citizens to leave Ukraine immediately over crisis
The ministry raised its travel warning for Ukraine to the highest level, which urges all Japanese nationals to evacuate from the country and avoid traveling there 'regardless of purposes.'

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