Russia & Japan could finally sign WWII peace deal as Tokyo says it is ready to continue negotiations over disputed Kuril Islands

Follow RT on Seventy-five years after the fighting stopped, Russia and Japan could at last officially end WWII after Tokyo expressed hope that talks might continue despite Moscow’s refusal to hand over a disputed Pacific Ocean archipelago. At a briefing with journalists on Monday, Katsunobo Kato, the chief secretary of…

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New Japanese PM hints at end to dispute with Russia over Kuril Islands that’s kept the two countries technically at war since 1945

Follow RT on Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s new prime minister, has told his country’s parliament that an end to its long-running territorial row with Russia might soon be in sight, potentially signaling closer ties between the two nations. Speaking at the opening of the parliamentary session on Monday, Suga said the…

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