Former Japanese islands held by Russia since the end of World War II and claimed by both nations.
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Japan-Russia Relations (Territorial Issues)
Article from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the state's claim of the Sakhalin and the Kurile Islands which it refers to as the Northern Territories.
Secret of Sakhalin Island (Karafuto)
Overview of history and discovery of Sakhalin Island (Karafuto), one of the territories still disputed between Japan and Russia from a Japanese perspective.
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