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Russia, World War II and Northeast Asia

On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito broadcast to his people that the Japanese Empire had accepted the demands of the Allied Powers to end the war. Yet 73 years later, events from the last, few dramatic weeks of World War II still reverberate in Northeast Asia, and remain a bone of contention between Japan and […]