the Kuril Islands

New army to be created in Russia - media

Russia's Ministry of Defense will unite naval aviation and the Pacific Fleet's air defense forces as part of a powerful army with a headquarters in Kamchatka, the ministry said. The formation of the army will start in 2018. It …

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 …