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Japan objects to Russia celebrating end of WWII on anniversary of victory against Japan

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Sankei
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Monday’s Sankei wrote that the GOJ has told Moscow that the decision to shift Russia’s day to celebrate the end of WWII from September 2 to September 3, the anniversary of its victory against Japan, is not “favorable” to Japan. The paper speculated that the change is intended to justify Moscow’s seizure of the Northern Territories and that the move could have a negative impact on future negotiations on the Northern Territories.

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