North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles toward Sea of Japan
North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles from its east cost early Friday, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
The projectiles were fired toward the …
Lavrov says peace treaty issue with Japan is not deadlocked
The situation around concluding a peace treaty between Russia and Japan is not locked in a stalemate, but Tokyo’s position hinders its signing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a …
Moscow castigates Tokyo’s ‘poisonous’ move at depicting Southern Kurils as Japanese
Depicting the South Kuril Islands as Japanese on national maps is illegitimate and poisonous for the bilateral relations with Russia, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a …
Cross that survived US atomic bombings returned to Nagasaki
A wooden cross recovered from the Urakami catholic cathedral in 1945 following the US atomic bombings, has been returned to Japan’s Nagasaki, Japanese television reported.
It is noted that …
Barbarism, not military necessity
August 6 marks the World Day for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This very day in 1945, a US air force aircraft dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, the same …
Russia to take deployment of US missile systems to Japan into account
Moscow will take into account the deployment of US missile launchers to Japan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told a briefing on Monday.
"The MK-41 launching systems that are likely …
Japan voices protest to Russia over shooting exercises in Southern Kuril Islands
The Japanese government has voiced protest to Moscow over the shooting exercises conducted by the Russian military near Kunashir Island, part of the Southern Kuril Islands, Japan’s Chief Cabinet …
Tokyo’s protests are not alarming, Kuril Islands are ‘our land’
The Russian government is not alarmed by the protests of the Japanese side in light of Russian officials’ visit of the Kuril Islands, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who arrived in …
Japan’s airline to launch flights between Tokyo and Vladivostok in 2020
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) plans to launch regular flights between the Japanese capital of Tokyo and Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok in March 2020, the Nikkei newspaper …
Tokyo lodges protest with Seoul, Moscow over jet incident
Tokyo lodged a protest with Seoul and Moscow after South Korean fighter jets had been scrambled to intercept a Russian warplane over the Liancourt Rocks located in the Sea of Japan, the Kyodo news …