Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September. Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September. Photo: Reuters
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'Not partners': Abe, Putin on collision course over islands

  • Simmering tensions have ramped up in recent weeks, with Russia angrily accusing Japan of whipping up a febrile atmosphere ahead of a summit

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