It's Time to Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute by Olga Puzanova, former MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies student
Former MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies student Olga Puzanova has had the following article It's Time to Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute published in the The National Interest.
The territorial dispute over the islands, referred to as the Southern Kurils by Russia and the Northern Territories by Japan, has been a toxic influence on Russian-Japanese bilateral relations ever since the end of World War II. What is really holding back progress? The article attempts to answer this question.