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Shin Watanabe

NHK World
Correspondent

Shin Watanabe is currently based in Tokyo. He started his career as an NHK correspondent in Kushiro, Hokkaido in 2004, also working in Sakhalin, Russia, and then Sendai, northeastern Japan. He later moved to Tokyo to cover the political scene and international diplomacy, then to Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear accident. He has lived in Moscow and Uzbekistan and speaks Russian.

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