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Japan Regards Russia as a Reliable Hydrocarbo...

121As you must know, Japan does not have enough natural resources to ensure its energy security without turning to any foreign players. At the same time, its closest neighbor – Russia possesses impressive hydrocarbon reserves and…

Japan: Attacks on Shinzō Abe Intensify

961342Internal political struggle is an inalienable element of the functioning of any state, regardless of the kind of meme that determines its structure: “democracy”, “authoritarianism” or “totalitarianism”. In each of them, the “price…

Why Would Japan Bother Itself with Attempts t...

45233232323The meeting of the representatives of eleven countries that participated in the creation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deserves particular attention due to a variety…

Concerning Statement by Shinzo Abe on Article...

5643454344On May 3 of this year, one of the most significant events of recent years marked the domestic political life of Japan. On this day, TV viewers of the country saw the record of…

Izumo Joins US Fleet

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A month and a half ago, we briefly mentioned the Japanese light aircraft carrier Izumo in connection with the acceleration of political processes on the Asia-Pacific region. Then, the reason for reiterating this platitudinous epigram…

What Putin and Abe Were Discussing in Moscow

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The latest visit of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Moscow, that occurred on April 27, has undoubtedly been a milestone event that will shape the bilateral relations between Moscow and Tokyo in the future, thus affecting…

Japan’s Shifting Position on the Nuclea...

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At the end of the last month, the UN Headquarters in the city of New York witnessed the first session of the International Conference that was aimed at drafting a comprehensive plan that would allow the international community to…

Are the Japanese Navy Ships Going on a Tour?

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As regular as it may sound, one is bound to note that there’s a rapid acceleration of political processes that can be observed in the world today in general and in the Asia-Pacific region in particular. It seems that only yesterday NEO was reporting on the chances of a possible…

Why is it Always “Cherchez la femme” with Shi...

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A year ago, we already noted a strange attribute that accompanies the Japanese Prime Minister’s political career. There’s little doubt that Shinzo Abe is among the most successful Japanese politicians of recent decades and…

What the Emperor of Japan’s Resignation Speec...

78678787One of the most significant events of the last year in Japan was Emperor Akihito’s official speech on national television on August 8, in which he pointed out the possibility of his resignation due to health issues. The exceptional…

Some results of the Prime Minister of Japan’s...

345234234234On February 10-13, 2017 Shinzo Abe made a remarkable, from various perspectives, visit to the US during which the Japanese Prime Minister held official talks with the newly elected…

2017 – the Year of Profound Changes in Japan ...

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Such phrases as “the current year brings the world a set of new and tough-to-predict challenges” can often be found in articles attempting to predict the upcoming year of our ongoing history…


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