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Ukraine war

Japan should exit Sakhalin energy projects: Ukraine 1st deputy PM

Svyrydenko urges India to join sanctions against Russia

The Sakhalin-2 project's liquefaction gas plant in Prigorodnoye, about 70 km south of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.    © Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Japan should withdraw from the Sakhalin oil and gas projects, Ukraine's first deputy prime minister told Nikkei Asia, adding that "values" should take precedence over profit. 

"Companies that have trade relations with Russia'' are providing the "money to kill Ukrainians," said Yulia Svyrydenko, on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Svyrydenko also serves as the country's minister of economy.

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