Shindzo Abe

Russia is ready to compromise with Japan


Just before the meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on cooperation with Japan and negotiations on the status of the South Kuril Islands (Iturup, Shikotan, Kunashir and Habomai group of islands) in front of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

Tomomi Inada - the Japanese Joan of Arc

For the second time in the history of the land of the Rising Sun, a woman become Japan's defense minister. On August 3rd this post was appointed to Tomomi Inada - ideologically conservative politician close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.