Japan and Russia
The Kuril Islands on the Installment Plan

Putin and Abe seem to have already decided between themselves how their delicate negotiations will end.

Published on: May 16, 2017
Ekaterina Kuznetsova is a political scientist and the author of Elusory Sovereignty: status quo vs. the ideology of change (2013). Alexander Troïtsky is a journalist.
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