Материалы: ‘Japan’

Vladimir Terehov – Japan and the UK Agree on the Implementation of a Free Trade Agreement

On October 23 in Tokyo, Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Elizabeth Mary Truss known as Liz Truss, the UK Secretary of State for International Trade,  signed a bilateral document (“road map”) for the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement, which was already agreed on September 11 this year, during a video […]

Camp Foster – Okinawa panel calls for reducing US bases, dispersing Marines.

A panel set up by Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki to study U.S. military posture in his prefecture recently recommended that the Japanese government speed up the process of reducing the number of U.S. bases there and disperse Marines throughout the region. The panel, which includes five security and U.S.-Japan relations experts, was set up in […]

Dave Makichuk – Japan is joining the race for hypersonics.

It’s not only the United States military that is scrambling to develop standoff hypersonic weapons to match China and Russia, but Japan is apparently also on course to arm itself with the latest high-tech weaponry and a satellite system to guide it. According to a report by Mike Yeo in Defense News, Japan has outlined […]

Ways an Asian War Could Erupt

Alex Ward   At times of global instability, the places where things remain calm stand out. That is the case with northeast Asia, the area primarily comprised of China, Japan, parts of Russia and the two Koreas. Due to the generosity of the Korean Economic Institute and Korea Foundation, I had the chance recently to […]

Lee Kyong Wan – VICTIMS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, SAKHALIN KOREANS, AND INTERNATIONAL COMPENSATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THEM IN SAKHALIN

Lee Kyong Wan, Research Professor, Academic rank: Doctor (PhD), Halllim University (Republic of Korea), arachika@naver.com Abstract: Koreans conscripted to Sakhalin by Japanese colonizers during the World War II experienced inexorable sufferings from racial persecution and harsh labor. Even after the war, their human rights were downtrodden by all national societies. These nations should take moral and legal responsibilities for […]

The Northern Territories Impasse, Russia and Japanese Dependence on the U.S.

By Tanaka Sakai Introduction by Kimie HARA In August 2006, Japan-Russia relations were strained when a Russian patrol fired warning shots at a Japanese fishing boat, killing a member of the crew. The boat was near disputed islands—what the Japanese call the Northern Territories and the Russians call the Southern Kuriles. The incident occurred in […]

Japan Goes Hard – New Military Law Adopted

Dmitry Streltsov Doctor of History, Head of the Department of Oriental Studies of the MGIMO University, RIAC expert It was recently announced in the media that Japan has adopted a new military doctrine, allowing the country to take part in military operations. It could result in a dramatic turn from Tokyo’s peaceful foreign policy and […]

Japan’s Intelligence Reform Inches Forward

When the Allies defeated Japan at the end of World War II, they dismantled the Japanese security apparatus and deliberately left the country dependent on outside powers. This entailed not only taking apart the military but also the extensive imperial intelligence apparatus that had facilitated Japanese expansion in Asia. As it reconstituted itself, postwar Japan […]

The inhabitants of the Kuril Islands occupied by pressing matters and do not show much interest in the negotiations on the territorial issue

May 17, I joined the delegation for the first time this year paid a four-day visit as part of Kunashir visa-free exchange with the Northern Territory. At the meeting of Heads of State of Russia and Japan in April, an agreement was reached on the acceleration of regional negotiations, while on the islands is “Russification” […]

The problem of “northern territories” Russia must stop distorting history

Why is there a problem of “northern territories”? Must adhere to Japan’s position on this issue. During his visit to Belgium, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Fumio Kishida (Fumio Kishida) said: “The situation in Ukraine has been changed due to the force. This also applies to the problem of the northern territories. ” Russia […]