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Russia: No ‘automatic’ return of disputed islands to Japan

Russia said Sunday that upcoming discussions aimed at resolving a dispute with Japan over a group of islands claimed by Tokyo would not necessarily result in Moscow handing them over. “Can you say that this means an automatic return of some territories? Certainly not,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian TV. The dispute over the […]