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Ukraine war

Suzuki, Japan Tobacco caught up in Ukraine's economic shutdown

Carlsberg close plants while Lufthansa suspends flights as multinationals scramble

A thermal power plant in eastern Ukraine after being shelled. The violence has led multinationals to suspend operations in the interest of worker safety.   © AP

TOKYO -- The advance of Russian troops and fighting through Ukraine has prompted Suzuki Motor, Japan Tobacco and other global multinationals to halt operations inside the country to ensure the safety of workers.

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