Japan to continue peace treaty talks with Russia
The Japanese government aims to continue holding talks with Russia on the issue of a peace treaty in accordance with the previously reached top-level agreements, Foreign Minister of Japan Toshimitsu …
Extension of New START matter of political will
The extension of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is a matter of political will, says Pyotr Topychkanov, senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute …
Japan sticks to its position on Kurils in light of constitutional amendment in Russia
Japan’s government refrains from commenting on the voting on constitutional amendments in Russia but stresses that its position on the issue of South Kuril Islands and the peace treaty with …
UN secretary-general hopes P5 summit may be held before the end of September
A summit of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (Russia, the US, China, France and the UK) could help address contradictions that paralyze the activity of the UN Security Council on …
Espionage convict Paul Whelan not to appeal his sentence
Paul Whelan, convicted for espionage in Russia decided not to appeal his sentence, his lawyer Olga Karlova told TASS.
"We have just visited Paul in the Lefortovo detention facility, where he made his …
Smoke visible, explosion heard in North Korean border town of Kaesong
Smoke is visible in the North Korean border town of Kaesong, an explosion was heard there as well, Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday citing some sources.
The South Korean military is verifying …
Russian manned rocket launches cheaper than US ones
Russian manned rocket launches are much cheaper than those in the USA, because a medium-range launch vehicle is used by Russia, head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin said in a column published by Forbes …
Japan, Russia may hold meeting on joint economic activities on Kuril Islands on June 5
The Japanese-Russian working group on joint economic activities on the southern Kuril Islands may hold an online meeting on June 5, Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.
According to …
Russian nationals arrive in Moscow after exhausting repatriation trip from Fiji
Almost 20 Russian nationals repatriated from Fiji along a long and exhausting route via Australia and Italy, have arrived in Moscow on repatriation flight together with their fellow countrymen …
Russia’s US envoy slams Ukrainian message to veterans as cynical
Russia’s Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has slammed as cynical the attempts of Ukraine’s diplomatic mission in Washington to draw a parallel between victory over Nazism in …