Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia


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TOKYO - Japan announced on Tuesday new sanctions on Russia to freeze the assets of more individuals and ban exports of cutting-edge goods to some Russian groups including scientific research institutions.

It is a series of punitive measures by Tokyo following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which Russia calls a special military operation.

 

(Reporting by Ju-min Park and Elaine Lies; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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