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RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR

Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 27, 2022
The world awaits Putin’s word on Ukraine, but on that, he is silent
A news conference more than a month ago was the last time that Putin spoke publicly about the current crisis over Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 27, 2022
U.S. responds to Russia security demands as Ukraine tensions mount
Washington's response came as Moscow held security talks with Western countries and intensified its military build-up near Ukraine with new drills.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 26, 2022
Ukraine envoy to Japan warns of 'butterfly effect' on global security amid Russia tensions
“What is going on in Europe ... is not just about Ukraine,' Kyiv's envoy to Japan said Wednesday in Tokyo. 'It will definitely affect the global arena ... as far as Japan.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 26, 2022
As West warns of Russian attack, Ukraine sends different message
Some analysts say Ukraine's posture of playing down the threat is to prevent panic, while others say it reflects the country's uneasy acceptance that conflict with Russia is nothing new.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Jan 25, 2022
War may loom, but are there off-ramps?
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration and NATO are expected to respond, in writing, to Russia's far-reaching demands in the next several days in an effort to maintain diplomatic talks.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 25, 2022
For Ukrainian soldiers, a nervous guessing game on the front
Given Russia's rich repertoire of military tricks, seen in past conflicts, war is unlikely to start with something as straightforward as tanks rolling across a border, analysts say.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 25, 2022
NATO sends reinforcements and U.S. puts troops on alert as Ukraine tensions rise
NATO currently has about 4,000 troops on standby in eastern Europe, while the U.S. said about 8,500 American troops were put on heightened alert.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 24, 2022
U.S. orders families of diplomats out of Ukraine citing war risk
The action, as well as possible plans to deploy troops, reflects the U.S. position that Russian President Vladimir Putin could launch an invasion at any time, State Department officials said
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 24, 2022
Putin could burst Xi’s Olympic dream with a war in Ukraine
Russia has little incentive to antagonize China, its largest trading partner with total trade valuing $112 billion in 2020.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 24, 2022
Biden weighs deploying thousands of troops to Eastern Europe and Baltics
The move would signal a major pivot for the Biden administration, which up until recently was taking a restrained stance on Ukraine, out of fear of provoking Russia into invading.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 23, 2022
U.K. says Russia plotting to put pro-Kremlin leader in Kyiv
The U.K. says it has information that Moscow is plotting to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv as fears of an invasion of Ukraine persist.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 22, 2022
Biden officials talking to Qatar about supplying gas to Europe amid Ukraine fears
Biden administration officials have been talking with Qatar about possibly supplying Europe with LNG if a Russian invasion of Ukraine leads to shortages.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 21, 2022
Top Russian envoy says U.S. to reply on Moscow security demands next week
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he asked Russia to prove its intentions by pulling back troops deployed on Ukraine's borders.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 21, 2022
How new Western sanctions might affect Russia
Similar curbs to the former Soviet Union's access to global electronics supplies were deployed during the Cold War, keeping it technologically backward and crimping growth.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 21, 2022
Biden strengthens his words on Ukraine after flustering European partners
The comments came a day after the president triggered alarm in European capitals with his suggestion of divisions among allies.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 20, 2022
Russia will 'move in' on Ukraine, says Biden, sending mixed message on consequences
The U.S. president's extraordinarily blunt assessment could be seen by some as giving Putin a green light to continue harassing Ukraine.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 19, 2022
Cyberattacks on Ukraine could spread globally
As warfare becomes more digital, it is getting harder to dismiss geopolitical conflicts as distant and isolated.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Jan 19, 2022
Best supporting actor? NATO in secondary role if Russia invades Ukraine.
NATO would be likely to reinforce its troop presence in the Black Sea and the Baltics while fending off cyberattacks if Russia were to invade Ukraine, diplomats and former officials said.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 18, 2022
Putin wants to use Ukraine to remake the world
Russia is claiming a sphere of influence and geographical space in which Moscow's calculations and concerns prevail over all others.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 16, 2022
Putin’s troops wouldn’t get cheers in this once pro-Russia city
When people in Mariupol imagine a future under Putin's rule, they no longer see a wealthier, more comfortable one in Russia, 48 kilometers away.

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