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Russian military to use airport in Northern Territories

  • February 3, 2018
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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Saturday morning’s Asahi and Sankei took up the disclosure by the Russian government on Friday that Prime Minister Medvedev has signed a decree authorizing the Russian military to use a commercial airport on one of the islands in the disputed Northern Territories. The GOJ reportedly lodged a protest against what it described as Russia’s “military buildup on Japan’s inherent territory.” 

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