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1. The Forgotten Journey of the Frigate Pallada

An often-overlooked high-seas tale of swashbuckling adventure, empire, and exchange between Russia and Japan.

Tags: international relations, diplomacy, trade, colonization, ships, exploration, navy, Japan
2. The Tsar with the Dragon Tattoo

Something you probably did not know about the last Romanov: before he ascended the throne, he got a huge dragon tattoo in Japan.

Tags: dragon, tattoo, ships, Russo-Japanese War, Japan, nicholas ii
3. Russian Government Goes Super Saiyan on Anime

Sorry, nerds: Russia has banned certain Japanese cartoons due to concerns of violence.

Tags: Japan, children, law, animation
4. Of mutts and men

With puppies and provinces on the line, Russia-Japan relations are a bit ruff. Plus bobsledding bedlam, diplomatic dirt, and more holiday dogs. 

Tags: Russia, Japan, Kuril Islands, Putin, dogs, doping, WADA, Lavrov
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. Who “Discovered” Sakhalin?

You think planting a flag on a piece of land makes you own it? Think again! With Sakhalin, it was just one step in the long back-and-forth between Russia and Japan.

Tags: russia, russian history, japan, foreign relations, sakhalin
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
6. Tokyo Declaration

Document between Russia and Japan, May 5, 1986.

Tags: tokyo, japan, kuril, russia
7. String of Pearls

Russia and Japan have yet to sign a WWII peace treaty. At the center of the dispute are four ancient volcanic islands, part of the Kuril Islands help by Russia and known to Japan as the Northern Territory.

Tags: russia, kuril, japan
By Linda DeLaine

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