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Japan’s Hitachi to suspend Russia operations after Ukraine request -Nikkei

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TOKYO — Japan’s Hitachi decided on Thursday to suspend operations in Russia following a request from the Ukrainian government to do so, the Nikkei newspaper said.

Hitachi produces and sells construction machinery in Russia, but had received a letter from the vice president of Ukraine asking for operations to be suspended following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it added. (Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)