A dog stands in front of a Soviet tank in the village of Malokurilskoye on the island of Shikotan, Southern Kurils, Russia in December 2016. Photo: Reuters

Japan and Russia to set stage for tricky peace treaty talks

  • There is speculation Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be prepared to resolve the status of only two of four disputed islands in a major policy shift
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A dog stands in front of a Soviet tank in the village of Malokurilskoye on the island of Shikotan, Southern Kurils, Russia in December 2016. Photo: Reuters
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