Russia proposes renaming disputed isles

Updated May 24 2022 - 2:56am, first published 2:53am
Disputes continue between Russia and Japan over islands seized by Soviet troops during World War II.

The Kuril Islands, a subject of territorial dispute between Russia and Japan, could be renamed after Russian ships and events of the early 20th century's Russo-Japanese War.



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