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Asia markets wary over Ukraine warnings, oil climbs

Japan's Nikkei loses 2.6% in morning trade

Tokyo stocks plunged Monday morning, with the benchmark Nikkei down over 2%.

SYDNEY (Reuters) -- Asian shares sagged on Monday as warnings that Russia could invade Ukraine at any time sent oil prices to seven-year peaks, boosted bonds and belted the euro.

The United States on Sunday said Russia might create a surprise pretext for an attack, as it reaffirmed a pledge to defend "every inch" of NATO territory.

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