Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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Putin says Russia to set up tax-free zone on islands disputed with Japan to spur investment

  • The incentives will be available to Russian and foreign investors ‘including our Japanese partners,’ the president said
  • The Northern Territories/Kurils dispute has prevented Tokyo and Moscow signing a formal treaty to end World War II

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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