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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

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.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 11, 2022
Japan and U.S. share concern over Russia military buildup near Ukraine
The bilateral talks came after Russia launched military exercises in Belarus on Thursday, heightening tensions over a build-up of its troops along its border with Ukraine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 11, 2022
Putin faces insurgency nightmare if Ukraine is invaded
The Ukrainians suffered greatly and at the hands of Russians over the past century. They can and will fight, and the Western democracies can help.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 11, 2022
Armed nationalists in Ukraine pose a threat not just to Russia
Any resolution seems likely to force Kyiv to accept politically perilous concessions that could be destabilizing domestically.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 10, 2022
Finns don’t wish ‘Finlandization’ on Ukraine — or anyone
Invoked by some as a solution to the Ukraine standoff, the term reminds many of a time when smaller nations were mere pawns in a game they didn't control.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 9, 2022
Japan to send LNG to Europe amid Ukraine tensions
Following a request from the U.S., the government has said that it will offer surplus supplies to Europe.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 9, 2022
How to protect Ukraine’s sovereignty
Putin's reasoning for opposing NATO's expansion reflects a continuation of the Cold War mindset; but that mindset remains active on both sides.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Feb 9, 2022
Europe calls for peace, but not at any price
More than a border dispute, the crisis poses the question of how European security will be assured for many years to come.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Feb 9, 2022
Putin is operating on his own timetable, and it may be a long one
The best-case scenario may be a long and dangerous diplomatic slog toward a difficult settlement — a process that could consume Western resources and attention for many months.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 8, 2022
Putin warns the West and Ukraine, but keeps his intentions a mystery
The Russian leader is an avid geopolitical tactician, and talks Monday showcased his ability to force the West to pay attention to the Kremlin's long-standing grievances.

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