REUTERS/RIA Novosti - Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev takes pictures during his visit to Iturup Island, one of four islands known as the Southern Kurils in Russia and the Northern Territories in Japan, August 22, 2015.
Russia and its western and eastern frontiers
October 28, 2015
On October 28, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings held a public forum bringing together experts from Japan and the United States to discuss Russia’s actions on its eastern and western frontiers, and how they affect U.S. and Japanese interests. Panelists analyzed areas where United States and Japanese interests may diverge, and how both sides can encourage international stakeholders to identify common policies and develop effective implementation strategies.