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Kishida should tell Biden to get real about Russia sanctions

With Abe as model, prime minister must seek end to economically ruinous approach

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It is time for Fumio Kishida to recognize that the sanctions are not working well.   © Reuters

Masahiro Matsumura is professor of international politics and national security at the faculty of law of St. Andrew's University in Osaka.

Shinzo Abe's assassination has prompted many reflections on his foreign policy legacy. Among his proudest achievements was an improved relationship with neighboring Russia.

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