URGENT: Japan imposes more sanctions on Russia, Belarus over Ukraine invasion

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Japan will implement further sanctions against Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine, freezing assets held by their government officials and other entities, the top government spokesman said Tuesday. As Russia escalates its attack on Ukraine with Belarus "clearly involved," Japan will ban exports of oil refining equipment to Russia and dual-use products to Belarus, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said.

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