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The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian: Кури́льск...

Kuril islands dispute between Russia and Japan - BBC News


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

The Southern Kuril Islands Dispute - George Washington University


The Southern Kuril Islands Dispute. PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 226. September 2012. Dmitry Gorenburg. CNA Strategic Studies/Harvard University.

Kuril Islands, Kuril Islands - Atlas Obscura


Discover The Kuril Islands in Kuril Islands, Kuril Islands: Thanks to this small string of islands World War II still hasn't ended between Russia and Japan.

Russia and the Kuril Islands Dispute with Japan | Global Research ...


Jun 25, 2016 ... Kuril Islands represent one of Russia's many outer defensive outposts ... Even though Japan claims only the southernmost islands of the chain, ...

Kuril Islands travel guide - Wikitravel


Open source travel guide to Kuril Islands, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free and reliable ...

Kuril Islands – Travel guide at Wikivoyage


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, ...

Why Russia Won't Cede Southern Kuril Islands to Japan


Jun 11, 2015 ... The Southern Kuril Islands, which comprise of Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and the Habomai Archipelago, were first colonized by Japan in the ...

Kuril Islands | islands, Russia | Britannica.com


Kuril Islands, Russian Kurilskiye Ostrova, Japanese Chishima-rettō, archipelago in Sakhalin oblast (province), far-eastern Russia. The archipelago extends for ...

Why Russia and Japan Can't Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute | The ...


Jun 30, 2016 ... The Kremlin announced it will deploy military forces to the Kuril Islands, or as Japan calls the island chain, the Northern Territories.

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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