Ukraine latest: In Bali, G-20 finance chair warns of ‘triple threat’ to poor countries

The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb. 24 continues, with casualties mounting on both sides.

Ukrainian forces are putting up resistance in the east, where the focus of the war has shifted, and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the globe have imposed heavy sanctions against Moscow but have stopped short of direct intervention for fear of sparking a wider conflict.

Meanwhile, rising geopolitical risk and volatile energy and financial markets are rocking Asia.

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Note: Nikkei Asia on March 5 decided to temporarily suspend its reporting from Russia until further information becomes available regarding the scope of the revised criminal code.

Here are the latest developments:

Friday, July 15 (Tokyo time)

9:55 a.m. Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati says that failure by Group of 20 finance chiefs to reach consensus at their meeting in Bali could be catastrophic for low-income countries hurt by soaring food and energy prices,…

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