June 3, 2013
Shinzo Abe’s aggressive pursuit of stronger ties with India provokes China and Delhi needs to muster great political will and diplomatic dexterity to navigate the relations with Japan
May 7, 2013
In 1939 an unknown general named Georgy Zhukov trounced Japan at the Battle of Khalkhin-Gol in the Mongolian steppes, changing the trajectory of Japanese expansionism towards Pearl Harbour and Europe’s Asian colonies
April 29, 2013
Russia and Japan agreed on Monday to rev up negotiations on a peace treaty, but that does not mean that all problems will be solved overnight, Russian President Vladimir Putin said
April 28, 2013
April 28, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay an official visit to Russia on April 28-30 on an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin. This will be the first visit by a Japanese premier to Russia over the last 10 years
April 27, 2013
More than 67% of the population of Japan considers that the government has to be flexible in resolving territorial disputes with Russia
April 23, 2013
Customs officials on the Russian far east island of Sakhalin have confiscated several glossy booklets from a Japanese tourist containing maps showing the disputed Kuril Islands as Japanese territory, the Far Eastern Customs Department said on Tuesday
April 7, 2013
World-renowned Russian scientist Konstantin Agladze tells Ogonyok about his work in advanced biomedical research with his Japanese counterparts
April 1, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia at the end of April, a well-informed diplomatic source told Itar-Tass on Monday
December 17, 2012
Given the increased activities of naval forces and other powers in the region, the strategic value of these islands has increased over the years
December 17, 2012
November 18, 2012
The US should also be included in the front in order to force Japan to recognize the results of World War II, says Guo Syangan
October 28, 2012
Neither India nor Russia has a “bloc mentality” and cannot conceivably form any alliances in the region, nor can they afford to remain detached as passive onlookers since vital interests are at stake
October 8, 2012
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Morgulov and his Japanese counterpart Akitaka Saiki are to convene Friday, October 19, to discuss the long-standing territorial dispute ahead of Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's visit to Russia in December.
September 24, 2012
Each week, Voice of Russia hosts Red Line, a discussion about global events as seen from Moscow.
September 17, 2012
While protests go on against Kudankulam in southern India, Japan sends mixed signals on using nuclear energy
September 8, 2012
Russia and Japan signed a string of bilateral agreements on Saturday, including a ban on crab poaching in the Sea of Okhotsk and a deal to construct a timber processing factory in Siberia.
September 6, 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin has attended the opening ceremony for a Russian-Japanese car assembly plant in the Russian Far Eastern city of Vladivostok.
July 21, 2012
Unit four of the Oi nuclear power plant in Japan’s Fukui prefecture, which resumed operation earlier this week, has started generating power.
July 18, 2012
The number 4 reactor at the Oinuclear power plant, in Fukui prefecture, the southwest of Honshu Island, resumed operation in Japan earlier today.