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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]; ...


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


Feb 15, 2017 ... (CNN) Japan has lodged a formal protest against Russia's naming of five uninhabited islands in the disputed Kuril chain, north of Japan's ...


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


Dec 15, 2016 ... MOSCOW – Known as the Northern Territories by Japan and the Southern Kurils by Russia, the string of desolate volcanic islands off Hokkaido ...


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 ...


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