Opinion: Waves of sanctions were meant to crush Russia’s economy, but it still shows signs of resilience

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Valves near a drilling rig at a gas processing facility on Russia's Arctic Yamal Peninsula May 21, 2019.MAXIM SHEMETOV/ReutersTowards the start of the war, as sanctions piled up, Russia's economy…

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War in Ukraine causes Japan to rethink pacifism, reconnect with allies, and keep tabs on China and Russia

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A member of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force takes part in a military exercise April 21 on Miyako Island, Okinawa prefecture, next to an anti-ship missile launcher.Issei Kato / ReutersThe war…

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