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Kurile Islands
[koor-il, koo-reel]
a chain of small islands off the NE coast of Asia, extending from N Japan to the S tip of Kamchatka: renounced by Japan in 1945; under Russian administration.
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The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian: Кури́льские острова́, tr. Kurilskiye ostrova; IPA: [kʊˈrʲilʲskʲɪjə ɐstrɐˈva]; ...


Feb 15, 2017 ... Japan has lodged a formal protest against Russia's naming last Saturday of five uninhabited islands in the Kuril chain.


The Kuril Islands dispute also known as the Northern Territories dispute is a ...


The BBC looks at the background to the dispute between Russia and Japan over four Pacific Ocean islands.


The Kuril Islands (Russian: Кури́лы, koo-REE-lyh; Japanese: Chishima Islands, 千島列島, Chishima Rettō), are a chain of islands in the Russian Far East, ...


The Invasion of the Kuril Islands was the World War II Soviet military operation ...


Apr 28, 2017 ... The most painful issue in bilateral relations between Russia and Japan has been resolved. The Kuril Islands will remain Russian territory.


Dec 15, 2016 ... According to the "Social and economic development of the Kuril Islands ( Sakhalin region) 2016-2025", priority is given to the development of a ...