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Ukraine war

Japan to phase out coal imports from Russia, add sanctions

Tokyo also expels Russian diplomats in response to alleged mass killing of civilians

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks in Tokyo on Friday. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai) 

TOKYO -- Japan will phase out coal imports from Russia, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Friday, joining Western nations in imposing additional sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.

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