Category Archives: Japan

IOC to postpone Olympic Games amid Covid-19 outbreak

According to Japanese Olympic Committee President, the length of the delay would be a difficult issue to resolve On Monday, March 23, President of Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita stated that the International Olympic Committee would postpone Tokyo Olympics if it was a decision to protect the safety of athletes, The Japan Times reports. “Both the IOC and the

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“We can’t help” – Japan refused visa to Crimean saxophonist due to non-recognition of Russian annexation of Crimea

Japanese authorities have banned the entry of a saxophonist from Crimea Veronika Kozhukharova, who received a Russian passport after the illegal Russian annexation of the peninsula. Her colleague, harpist and composer Aleksandr Boldachev, with whom the young woman was supposed to perform in Japan, informed about the incident. The Japanese embassy in Moscow insists that Kozhukharova obtain a visa in

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