Tag: Kuril Islands

Kuril Islands map
Posted in Geopolitical Report ISSN 2785-2598 Asia-Pacific Monitoring & Analysis Russia

The geostrategic role of the Kuril Islands in the Russian foreign policy for the Asia-Pacific Northwest area

For the Russian Federation, since its conquest against the Japanese Empire at the end of World War II, the Kuril Islands have represented an island area of vital geostrategic importance for the defence of its interests in the Asia-Pacific Northwest.