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Delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation Visits RIAC

On June 24, 2019, delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) visited Russian International Affairs Council. On June 24, 2019, delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) visited Russian International Affairs Council. Japanese financiers discussed ...


Russia-Japan Dialogue: The Sanctions Factor

... Unipolarity: 2018 Results and 2019 Intrigues Starting in 2014, Japan conducted the most moderate policy of sanctions compared to the US and EU. Tokyo managed to create a sensible balance between its solidarity with the G7 and its own national interests. Japan’s current sanctions result in very limited and largely symbolic damage to trade with Russia. Nevertheless, the sanctions factor is undermining the traditional argument of Japanese diplomacy that greater economic cooperation should hinge on the resolution of the ...


Asymmetry and Development of Russia-Japan Relations

Are Russia–Japan relations at an impasse and could Shinzo Abe’s latest visit to Russia be called unproductive? On May 25–26, 2018, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe made an official visit to Russia. This is Mr. Abe’s 21 st meeting with Vladimir Putin, which ...


Russian-Japanese Relations: a Systemic Crisis or a New Opportunity?

Japan’s Ukrainian principles Japan joined the sanctions policy initiated by the West against Russia from day one of the escalations in the situation in Ukraine. The first three packages of Japanese sanctions were aimed not so much at punishing Russia, as at demonstrating solidarity with the West on the Ukrainian issue. Starting with the fourth package, Japanese sanctions ceased being symbolic and became sectoral in nature, affecting bilateral cooperation ...


Japan Fosters Solidarity with the United States and Europe against Russia

... which Tokyo will not oppose Washington openly, but “will covertly pursue an independent policy aimed at maintaining and expanding the Russian-Japanese partnership”. Substantiating this major conclusion, K. Kobayashi refers to the fact that Japanese sanctions against Russia, in contrast to those imposed by America and Europe, have been somewhat symbolic and less stringent. Furthermore, he draws attention to the following facts. Certain Russian politicians involved in promoting bilateral relations ...


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