The Foreign Desk

Explainer 149: The Kuril Islands dispute: another pawn in Putin’s political game?

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23 January 2019

06 minutes


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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was in Moscow this week to discuss an island dispute that arose in the aftermath of the Second World War. But after meeting 25 times, what real progress will be made this time around?

23 January 2019

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