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Japan announces fresh economic sanctions against Russia

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida stands next to Japan’s national flag at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan March 3, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool

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TOKYO, May 10 (Reuters) – 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.

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

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