A second world war monument on Shikotan, one of four Russian-held islands off Hokkaido that are claimed by Japan. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo slams Moscow after phones seized from Japanese officials during visit to Russia-controlled isle

The officials were part of a group of former residents of Kunashiri and their families who were visiting their ancestors’ graves

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A second world war monument on Shikotan, one of four Russian-held islands off Hokkaido that are claimed by Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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