The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian:
The BBC looks at the background to the dispute between Russia and Japan over
four Pacific Ocean islands.
The Southern Kuril Islands Dispute. PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 226.
September 2012. Dmitry Gorenburg. CNA Strategic Studies/Harvard University.
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.
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, ...
Open source travel guide to Kuril Islands, featuring up-to-date information on
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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, ...
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, Russian Kurilskiye Ostrova, Japanese Chishima-rettō, archipelago
in Sakhalin oblast (province), far-eastern Russia. The archipelago extends for ...
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.