All commercial broadcasters led with reports on Russia’s ongoing attack on civilian areas of Ukraine, including Kharkiv. The networks said Ukraine announced on Wednesday that the Russian invasion has killed more than 2,000 citizens. NHK gave top play to a report that the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday demanding that Russia stop fighting in Ukraine and withdraw its troops.
All national dailies except Nikkei gave top coverage to reports on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Nikkei led with President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.