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The string of islands that is the Kurils – perched between Sakhalin and Japan – had a not insignificant role in the history of the past century. Long closed to outsiders, its future in this century may depend on tourism.
An often-overlooked high-seas tale of swashbuckling adventure, empire, and exchange between Russia and Japan.
Something you probably did not know about the last Romanov: before he ascended the throne, he got a huge dragon tattoo in Japan.
Sorry, nerds: Russia has banned certain Japanese cartoons due to concerns of violence.
With puppies and provinces on the line, Russia-Japan relations are a bit ruff. Plus bobsledding bedlam, diplomatic dirt, and more holiday dogs.
You think planting a flag on a piece of land makes you own it? Think again! With Sakhalin, it was just one step in the long back-and-forth between Russia and Japan.
Document between Russia and Japan, May 5, 1986.
Russia and Japan have yet to sign a WWII peace treaty. At the center of the dispute are four ancient volcanic islands, part of the Kuril Islands help by Russia and known to Japan as the Northern Territory.
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