Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin in November. Photo: Reuters

Japan’s Abe plans to pursue peace with Putin in hopes of regaining islands that Soviet Union seized more than seven decades ago

  • The return of the Kuril Islands, known in Japan as the Northern Territories, has long been one of Abe’s primary foreign policy aims
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin in November. Photo: Reuters
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