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Japanese ceramics at Museum of Oriental Art

An exhibition ”Earth Metamorphoses: Japanese Unglazed Yakishime Pottery" opened at The State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow. The exhibition features tea wares, food vessels and objets d’art

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Tokyo calls for ceasefire in Karabakh

The Japanese authorities call on the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to end the military confrontation and sit down at the negotiating table, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told the press conference. "We call on …

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Trump: Abe is Japan's greatest prime minister

U.S. President Donald Trump called Shinzo Abe the greatest prime minister in Japanese history during a call between the two leaders, a White House spokesman said, days after the Japanese premier said he was stepping down for health reasons. …

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Japan suspends visa-free travel programs with Russia

Japan has taken a final decision to fully suspend all visa-free travel programs between Japanese prefectures and the southern Kuril Islands planned for this year due to the coronavirus spread, an association of former residents of the southern …

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Shinzo Abe explains his resignation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had decided to resign because of illness, after weeks of speculation about the conservative leader's political future following recent visits to the hospital. In a news conference in …

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Japanese Prime Minister set to resign

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to resign due to deteriorating health, the Japanese public television reported on Friday. It noted that the head of government had already made a decision. Abe is expected to announce it at a …

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Japanese master of detective genre. Soji Shimada

Shouji Shimada is the most famous author of detective novels-honkaku in Japan and abroad. His two books "Tokyo Zodiac" and "House of Crooked Walls" have already been published in Russian and have become a breakthrough into …

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