Russia and Japan

Shoigu explains Russian troops#039 deployment to Kuril Island

Shoigu explains Russian troops' deployment to Kuril Island

The deployment of a Russian division on the Kuril Islands is meant only to protect Russia, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a press conference in Tokyo. "This division was under formation for the …

Moscow and Tokyo Start Consultations on Isles

Moscow and Tokyo Start Consultations on Isles

Japan, Russia to start working on concrete projects on disputed isles

Putin: it#039s time to stop historical ping-pong about fate of South Kurils

Putin: it's time to stop "historical ping-pong" about fate of South Kurils

Russian President Vladimir Putin urges to stop "historical ping-pong" about the fate of the Kuril islands at a press conference after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday. …

Putin and Abe agree on joint economic activities on Kuril Islands

Putin and Abe agree on joint economic activities on Kuril Islands

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have discussed the details of bilateral document concerning the consultations on joint economic activities on the four South Kuril Islands, Russian Presidential Aide Yuri …

Putin and Abe decide to revive bilateral dialogue

Putin and Abe decide to revive bilateral dialogue

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to intensify dialogue and exchanged opinions on the key global and regional problems, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry …

WWII nearly over: Russia in peace talks with Japan

WWII nearly over: Russia in peace talks with Japan

Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Japan on December 15-16th

Japans says deals with Russia would be a ‘win-win#039

Japans says deals with Russia would be a ‘win-win'

Officials believe economic ties could form progress in a long-running territorial dispute.

Japan, Russia to ease visa rules, push tourism under cooperation plan

Japan, Russia to ease visa rules, push tourism under cooperation plan

Japan hopes to use cooperation plan as leverage in pushing forward stalled territorial negotiations

Japan proceeds cautiously with Russia

Japan proceeds cautiously with Russia

Abe expects a slow-down in Russian-Chinese relations

Moscow and Tokyo prepare for the Putin-Abe summit

Moscow and Tokyo prepare for the Putin-Abe summit

Japan expects progress in negotiations on the South Kuril Islands

What Japan-Russia Rapprochement Means for the World

What Japan-Russia Rapprochement Means for the World

By warming up to Moscow, is Shinzo Abe playing right into Putin’s hands?

Japan comes to help Russia with sanction

Japan comes to help Russia with sanction

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) will provide $400 million in financing for the Yamal project

Japan creates ministerial role for economic ties with Russia

Japan creates ministerial role for economic ties with Russia

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided to appoint Hiroshige Seko to new ministerial role overseeing Japan's anticipated economic cooperation with Russia

US #039not concerned#039 over deepening of Russian-Japanese ties

US 'not concerned' over deepening of Russian-Japanese ties

The United States is not disturbed by reports of potentially deepening ties between Japan and Russia, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby said. "We are not concerned or worried about bilateral relations …

Abe slated to visit Russia, China next month

Abe slated to visit Russia, China next month

Russian President will hold bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Japan at the East Economic Forum

Russia-Japan: whether progress can be made in the negotiations on the islands?

Russia-Japan: whether progress can be made in the negotiations on the islands?

Tokyo shows willingness to work with Russia on the economic issues, while keeping the sanctions

Bloomberg: Riyadh cannot block Iran at the global level

Bloomberg: "Riyadh cannot block Iran at the global level"

World media on the key geopolitical events over Russia, US, Iran and Saudi Arabia

Putin and Abe to discuss Kurils

Putin and Abe to discuss Kurils

The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that he will discuss the issue of the Kuril Islands at the meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that the talks will be "direct and …

Russian President and Japanese Prime Minister to discuss cooperation prospects

Russian President and Japanese Prime Minister to discuss cooperation prospects

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will consider the prospects of bilateral cooperation at a meeting in Sochi on May 6, the press service of the Kremlin said. …

Japan confirms meeting of  Shinzo Abe and Putin

Japan confirms meeting of Shinzo Abe and Putin

Japan has officially confirmed the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Russia, the Kyodo news agency reports. Abe will talk with President Vladimir Putin on bilateral …

The Guardian: Moscow and Washington need each other

The Guardian: "Moscow and Washington need each other"

The world media on key geopolitical events over Russia, Japan, and the USA

Atlantic Council: The US administration does not care about Europe

Atlantic Council: "The US administration does not care about Europe"

The world media on key geopolitical events over Russia, the USA, and Japan

Obama asks Japanese Prime Minister not to go to Russia, media report

Obama asks Japanese Prime Minister not to go to Russia, media report

US President Barack Obama during a telephone conversation asked the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe not to go to Russia, although the visit was planned for the beginning of May this year, Japanese media …

Russia intends to attract Japanese business to Kuril Islands

Russia intends to attract Japanese business to Kuril Islands

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich stated that Moscow is ready to offer Japanese investors majority stakes in large projects on oil and gas extraction. The Deputy Prime Minister also noted that Russia is …

Shinzo Abe trusts Putin

Shinzo Abe trusts Putin

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, said that he has full confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin and hopes to resolve the territorial dispute that has existed between the two countries for more than 70 …