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Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
December 07, 2016
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Japan is hoping for a breakthrough on a long-standing territorial dispute. That's not likely to happen.
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Russia and Japan Unlikely to Make ‘Serious Progress’ in Kuril Islands Dispute
May 05, 2016
Russia and Japan Unlikely to Make ‘Serious Progress’ in Kuril Islands Dispute
The Kremlin cautions that this Friday’s Abe-Putin meeting will not resolve a long-standing territorial dispute.
Russia and Japan Unlikely to Make ‘Serious Progress’ in Kuril Islands Dispute
Russia to Deploy Missile Systems on Kuril Islands
March 28, 2016
Russia to Deploy Missile Systems on Kuril Islands
Moscow is allegedly also exploring whether the islands could serve as a naval base for its Pacific fleet.
Russia to Deploy Missile Systems on Kuril Islands
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
October 16, 2015
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
The “environment is not suitable for a visit” at this time.
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
July 25, 2015
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
Moscow is stepping up its military presence on the disputed Kuril Islands.
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
June 09, 2015
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
Moscow's push to speed up development of the islands is, in part, a jab at Tokyo over Abe's visit to Ukraine.
Full Speed Ahead: Russia to Accelerate Construction in the Kurils
Kuril Islands Dispute: Back to Gridlock?
August 14, 2014
Kuril Islands Dispute: Back to Gridlock?
It looks like the Kuril Islands dispute will head back to gridlock.
Kuril Islands Dispute: Back to Gridlock?
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