A Japanese delegation arrived on Saturday in Khabarovsk, a major city in the Russian Far East to prepare the visit by Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. The delegation includes Japanese Ambassador to Russia Issei Nomura and several members of the Japanese Cabinet.
The Japanese Ambassador told RIA Novosti that the official visit by Prime Minister to Moscow and, later, to Khabarovsk was aimed at deepening and advancing bilateral relations. "We want to take utmost efforts to make the first official visit by a Japanese Prime Minister to a city of the Russian Far East successful and useful." The Japanese delegation will get familiarised with the city, visit industrial enterprises, hold meetings with businessmen involved in Russo-Japanese economic relations.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year