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South Kuril Islands "became part" of Japan on the site of the Olympics-2020

South Kuril Islands "became part" of Japan on the site of the Olympics-2020
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The Russian Kuril Islands "became part" of Japan on the official website of the Olympics-2020. On an interactive map of the island included in the route of the Olympic flame and carried them to Hokkaido Prefecture.

As the RIA News, in the Kuril ridge itself, the symbol of the main international games will not go. However, when you click on one of the disputed islands, network users immediately fall into the section of the Olympic flame route on the island of Hokkaido.

On the eve of the Russian Foreign Ministry handed a note of protest to the Japanese ambassador in connection with violations committed by participants in a visa-free exchange in the Kuril Islands. However japan rejected the protestdeclaring it inadmissible.

In the land of the rising sun claim rights to Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai, referring to the bilateral Treatise on Trade and Borders of the 1855 of the year. In Russia, in turn, they point to the results of World War II, as a result of which the Kuril Islands withdrew to the USSR.

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