Russia ends peace talks with Japan – No more visa-free visits to Kuril Islands for Japanese — RT EN

21 mar 2022 10:06 p.m Moscow has refused to continue negotiating a peace treaty with Tokyo because of sanctions against Russia. This was stated by the Russian Foreign Ministry, noting that it will also become impossible for Japanese to visit the Kuril Islands without a visa. Russia breaks off talks with Japan on a peace […]

Dispute with Russia over South Kuril Islands, sanctions and musings over nuclear weapons — RT EN

1 mar 2022 06:58 am Until recently, the Japanese authorities refrained from using the term “occupation” in relation to the Kuril Islands, saying instead that “these islands are covered by Japanese sovereignty”. In addition, Japan is imposing sanctions on the Russian central bank and former Prime Minister Abe is loudly considering nuclear weapons. In the […]

Japan stirs up hysteria over Kuril Islands row with Russia — RT EN

9 Feb 2022 2:47 pm Moscow believes Japanese politicians are spending too much time in the ongoing dispute with Russia over a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean. Instead, they should rather put their energy into improving relationships. Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry, commented on Tokyo’s stance on the Kuril Islands, which […]