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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 22, 2021
Putin says Russia has 'nowhere to retreat' over Ukraine
Russia is pressing for an urgent U.S. and NATO reply to proposals it made last week for a binding set of security guarantees from the West.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 21, 2021
U.S. and Britain help Ukraine prepare for potential Russian cyberassault
Russia has attacked Ukraine's power grid in the past, and experts say Moscow might take similar steps as it masses troops along the border.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 19, 2021
Putin’s Ukraine saber-rattling and a last gasp
With Russia's economy faltering, Vladimir Putin may be seeking a military victory to turn around his tanking political fortunes.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 18, 2021
Russia lays out demands for a sweeping new security deal with NATO
The proposal, coming as Moscow masses troops on the border with Ukraine, would establish a Cold War-like security arrangement in Eastern Europe that NATO officials immediately rejected.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 17, 2021
Four ways the U.S. can keep Putin from invading Ukraine
The U.S. should consider disconnecting Russia from the Swift international payment system used by banks around the world, a penalty that helped devastate Iran's economy a decade ago.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 17, 2021
In east Ukraine city, thoughts turn again to war
What started in 2014 with Russia's invasion of Crimea, now seems to be escalating into a wider war, with Ukraine saying 92,000 Russian troops are positioned near its border.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 17, 2021
NATO signals support for Ukraine in face of threat from Russia
While NATO's chief sent Ukraine's president an unmistakable message of support in a meeting, it did not come with commitments of military assistance.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 10, 2021
Biden’s warning to Putin on Ukraine has Indo-Pacific ramifications as well
No one in Japan seems to have pondered the strategic and geopolitical implications that the second Biden-Putin summit meeting may have for the Indo-Pacific region.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 9, 2021
Biden says U.S. will not put troops in Ukraine as tensions with Russia ease
Biden said the United States had a moral and legal obligation to defend NATO allies if they are attacked, but that obligation did not extend to Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Dec 8, 2021
Biden is left guessing over Putin’s ultimate aim against Ukraine
The video call between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin lasted about two hours. It will take months to figure out if the two sides managed to defuse the crisis over Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 7, 2021
Biden to warn Putin of economic consequences of Ukraine invasion
The two will hold a video call on Tuesday as the United States tries to head off Russia from launching military action against Ukraine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 5, 2021
Putin needs a real casus belli to invade Ukraine
It would be reasonable to assume that Putin is weighing some kind of sudden onslaught scenario in case his 'red line” in relation to Ukraine is crossed.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 5, 2021
Biden to raise Ukraine during call with Putin on Tuesday
The diplomatic effort follows weeks of escalating tension over Russian encroachment on its neighbor.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 30, 2021
U.S. warns Russia of 'serious consequences' for any new Ukraine aggression
Two Russian troop build-ups this year on Ukraine's borders have alarmed the West. In May, Russian troops there numbered 100,000, the largest since Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 27, 2021
U.S. says 'all options' on the table over Russian troop buildup near Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden said he was concerned about the situation in Ukraine and repeated Washington's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 26, 2021
Putin pushes confrontation with NATO as hard-liners prevail
The Russian president may not want to start a war, but he must show he's ready to fight to stop what he sees as an existential security threat.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Nov 26, 2021
Mud could help decide timing of any move by Russia against Ukraine
The condition of terrain could create a window of diplomacy to steer President Vladimir Putin away from a war, analysts say.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Nov 25, 2021
Putin's Ukraine gambit seen as part of play for new Biden summit
The other big aim is to signal to the West that it should stop helping Ukraine upgrade its military, sources say.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 22, 2021
U.S. intel shows Russian plans for potential Ukraine invasion
The intelligence has been conveyed to some NATO members to back up U.S. concerns about Putin's possible intentions.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 20, 2021
On Putin’s strategic chessboard, a series of destabilizing moves
In the stretch of Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, where Moscow and the West have competed for influence for decades, the threat of a new military conflict is growing.

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