Russia and Japan

Japanese PM about upcoming talks with Putin

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would seek maximum progress during his upcoming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I will visit Russia this month to hold negotiations. …

Most Japanese citizens back peace treaty talks with Russia

The majority of Japanese citizens support talks on drafting a peace treaty with Russia based on the Soviet-Japanese Joint Declaration of 1956, according to an opinion poll carried out by the country’s largest private TV company Fuji and …

Putin, Abe may meet in Singapore

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may hold a meeting within the framework of the East Asia summit in Singapore in November, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Japanese …

Putin to visit Japan next June

Russian President Vladimir Putin will make an official visit to Japan in June of next year, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated on Monday on the outcomes of the talks with Russian President Vladimir …

First visa-free Japanese delegation arrives in Kurils

The first plane this year with a Japanese delegation on board landed at the Mendeleyevo airport as part of visa-free flights from Japan to the Kuril Islands, airport's director Sergei Gorbatovsky said, Sputnik reported. …

Russian Foreign Minister urges London to calm down

It would be good for everyone if the British government calmed down, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "Overall there is no doubt that the current British leadership has consciously taken a …