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Japan fails to seal deal with Russia due to Islands dispute
Tokyo has refused to sign a protocol on Japanese-Russian economic cooperation in what is seen as a protest against President Dmitry Medvedev’s recent visit to the disputed Southern Kuril Islands.

12.11.2010 09:16

Japanese man commits suicide in front of online audience
A Japanese man hanged himself in front of a web camera, as forum users continued heated debate over the authenticity of the footage.

November 11, 2010 18:19

G20 should promote partnership of government and business – Medvedev
The Russian president expects the G20 Seoul summit to sustain achievements already made during “the post-crisis reconstruction.”

11.11.2010 12:00

Good Korea move: Medvedev invites Seoul into modernization plan
The Russian and South Korean presidents have vowed to further develop the partnership between their countries. Dmitry Medvedev has also invited businesses in the republic to help modernize Russia’s economy.

10.11.2010 10:22

Vietnam still poisoned by US chemical weapons
The side-effects of the Vietnam War are destroying thousands of lives, with many Vietnamese saying no amount of US compensation can give them back their health.

09.11.2010 03:46

Japan sends envoy back to Russia
Japanese Ambassador Masaharu Kono returned to Moscow on Sunday after consultations in Tokyo over Kuril Islands confrontation.

08.11.2010 11:30

Learn basics of Thai cuisine with RT
If you like to spend as little time as possible in the kitchen but cannot afford to eat-out all the time, this extremely hot and super tasty Thai treat is exactly what you need.

03.11.2010 14:02

Isles apart: Japan in high dudgeon over Medvedev's visit to Kurils
Japan has temporarily recalled its ambassador to Russia for consultations after President Medvedev’s visit to the disputed Kuril Islands. Moscow announced on Tuesday that it would not take any return measures.

02.11.2010 07:12

Tokyo’s stance on Medvedev’s visit to the Kurils “unacceptable demarche”
Moscow has called Tokyo’s reaction to President Dmitry Medvedev’s trip to one of the Kuril Islands an “unacceptable demarche”. Japan’s ambassador to Russia will be summoned to the Foreign Ministry over the issue.

01.11.2010 13:23

Pacific storm: Russia-Japan tension rises over Medvedev’s visit to Kuril Islands
President Dmitry Medvedev is now the first Russian leader to visit the Southern Kuril Islands in the Far East. His trip sparked an outcry in Japan, with the country’s prime minister describing the visit as ‘regrettable’.

November 01, 2010 06:19

Russia signs deal to build Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant
Russia and Vietnam have cemented their relations by signing a deal to construct Vietnam’s first ever nuclear power station.

November 01, 2010 06:54

Russia-ASEAN summit focuses on partnership and nuclear security
Russia wants to increase cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, President Dmitry Medvedev told leaders at the Russia-ASEAN summit in Vietnam.

November 01, 2010 05:46