In Japan, they called the blockade of the Kuriles a way to return the islands


All sorts of bellicose voices and calls for confrontation with Moscow over the Southern Kuriles, which in the Land of the Rising Sun are called "northern territories", continue to be heard in Tokyo. For example, 73-year-old Japanese political scientist, pro-American ex-Russian diplomat Akio Kawato, author of three books about Russia, called the blockade of the Soy (La Perouse) and Tsugaru (Sangar) straits a way to return the islands.


Kawato believes that Japan should at least show the Russian Federation its readiness to take such a step. Overlapping the message will allegedly contribute to the solution of the "territorial issue" in favor of Tokyo. At the same time, the publicist and former plenipotentiary minister of his country's embassy in Moscow did not specify that the actual implementation of what he said was tantamount to the resumption of the war with the corresponding consequences, given the absence of a peace treaty.

In order for the Russian authorities to realize the full importance of the problem, the Japanese government must show its ability to block the straits, which are the main supply routes between the mainland of Russia and the "northern territories" (the islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and the Habomai ridge - ed.)

- he wrote in his article on the portal Newsweek Japan.

At the same time, Kawato, who delivered a lecture at St. Petersburg State University in October 2019, advised the Japanese authorities not to rush to resolve the "territorial issue". He recommended, without easing the pressure on Moscow, to wait until the moment when the power of Russia will be undermined again, as it was in the 1990s of the twentieth century.

Kawato explained that nothing will change in the coming years, so the Japanese need to "play long." For Tokyo, the most important thing now is the destruction of the diplomatic positions of the Russians. It is necessary to prove to all mankind that the Yalta Agreement of 1945 does not establish state borders between countries. He advised to be cool-headed and not create excessive media hype.

It is necessary to calmly, methodically and comprehensively build relations with the Russian Federation, gradually achieving the creation of moods in it that are beneficial to us

- summed up the Japanese expert on Russia.
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  1. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF 11 March 2021 14: 52
    +1
    The Israelis are bombing those who have not signed a peace treaty with them ...
  2. nov_tech.vrn Offline nov_tech.vrn
    nov_tech.vrn (Michael) 11 March 2021 15: 03
    +1
    I remember the Japanese had already blocked the straits, it all ended with the defeat of the Japanese army in 45.
  3. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 11 March 2021 15: 13
    +3
    It is necessary to prove to all mankind that the Yalta Agreement of 1945 does not establish state borders between countries.

    Oh to all mankind ... Something that reminds me of what
    The whole world is with us fellow America will help us yes
    It will end like this - Hokkaido to home harbor soldier
    When will people start learning from other people's mistakes?
    1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
      A.Lex (Secret information) 12 March 2021 08: 09
      +1
      Well, not that "home harbor", but the base will appear there for sure - in fulfillment of the Yankees' promises, when they promised an occupation zone - that the USSR would participate in the war against Japan.
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 12 March 2021 09: 55
        +1
        Could be so. First the base, then the harbor. smile
        1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
          A.Lex (Secret information) 16 March 2021 15: 38
          +1
          In general, I have a question: do I have one acute feeling of an impending war?
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) 16 March 2021 15: 49
            +2
            In general, I have a question: do I have one acute feeling of an impending war?

            So to speak. It has been going for a long time. The truth is "somewhere there." Contradictions are growing, the crisis helpfully offers a fox coat. The temptation to cut the Gordian knot of problems with one blow is extremely great. The likelihood of a global war is seriously increasing.
            1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
              A.Lex (Secret information) 16 March 2021 16: 22
              0
              Not. I'm talking about the war (full-fledged combat operations) near the borders of Russia.
              1. 123 Offline 123
                123 (123) 16 March 2021 16: 43
                +2
                Not. I'm talking about the war (full-fledged combat operations) near the borders of Russia.

                Here you are puzzled what Here you have to think. At first glance, something like this:
                And where? It is not expected in Karabakh. Georgia? They have no potential to step on a rake again. In Central Asia, "Western partners" do not have direct access, and it is difficult to throw firewood from afar. If only from Afghanistan ... but there they themselves are on bird rights. The Balts are poorly suited for this role, and neither is Moldova. Only Ukraine remains ... Until the pipeline is completed, such a possibility exists. The sooner it is completed, the better and calmer for everyone. Because then it will not interest anyone at all, the meaning of twitching disappears.
                Of course they can set them on, but what are they capable of? Twitch to Donbass? Blood of course will be shed, but the result? New boilers. There will be no more comfortable conditions for "Minsk".
                1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
                  A.Lex (Secret information) 18 March 2021 11: 58
                  0
                  So I think ... The Yankees will set Banderostan on the Donbass (and this seems to be a fait accompli), and we will have to intervene ... But then what? After all, the DPR and LPR will go further (maybe to Kiev ... FIG knows what will happen) .... And who will then control these territories, LPR? No, they will not be able to .... The Russian Federation will have to deal with this again. And then. that the population of these territories is not completely hostile to the Russian Federation, but to a large part - and this is a fact. And the number of "fighters against red" in our territory will increase by an order of magnitude - after all, they are not accustomed to work, a significant part of them passed through the atoms, and these "cadres" are a breeding ground for crime and the soil for destabilizing the situation not only, let's say, in the "liberated" territory , but they have the opportunity to penetrate more freely into the territory of the Russian Federation ... But will it not work out as after the Great Patriotic War - when the IVS regretted these shortcomings of the Banderaites (instead of CLEANSING this abomination, he simply jailed them, and Khrushch RELEASED them!) ? This - another mine will be under the walls NOW ALREADY - RF. After all, it's no secret that a significant part of these bastards, after their release "to freedom", penetrated into the government (and not they, so their children!) ...
                  1. 123 Offline 123
                    123 (123) 18 March 2021 13: 24
                    +2
                    Your doubts and fears are fully justified.
                    The LDNR servicemen are really not enough to control the territory of the whole Ukraine. They cannot do without help from the "east".
                    It is difficult to draw conclusions about the degree of "hostility" of the population. The majority of the population is passive. I suppose not everyone is satisfied with the current regime, at least for material reasons. In my opinion, one should not expect that people who endure it will suddenly begin to violently resist the new, especially if their financial situation begins to improve. Moreover, it will not look like an invasion, but a liberation campaign of the LDNR with the support of "volunteers".
                    Not a significant part of the "activists" of the current regime are all in plain sight, they had enough time to prove themselves.
                    In any case, it will not be about joining Russia, at least the entire territory of Ukraine, but about preserving the state of Ukraine within its former borders, but with a change in political course, including denazification, as it was in Germany.
                    To annex all of Ukraine to Russia, in my opinion, would be a rash decision. "Digesting" such a "fermented borscht" will be problematic and will require colossal costs and efforts.
                    I suppose the option with the accession of Ukraine to Russia, when Russia comes, will put things in order there, everything will be rebuilt and life will be adjusted rather by unscientific fantasy.
                    rather, the integration will be gradual and it is possible its degree will differ from region to region.
                    We will be full that it will not come to a strong exacerbation. The instinct of self-preservation still has to be, and the actions of the United States are becoming less and less adequate. No matter how dependent the Ukrainian authorities and oligarchs are, they do not want to burn in a fire and lose everything.
                    1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
                      A.Lex (Secret information) 19 March 2021 23: 09
                      +1
                      If there is integration, then only separate regions and ANY Ukraine will not be part of the Russian Federation, although the "Ukrainian" nationality will remain. The state "Ukraine" can remain Galicia with the adjacent lands (and then if the psheki allow).
                      1. 123 Offline 123
                        123 (123) 20 March 2021 08: 56
                        +2
                        The state "Ukraine" can remain Galicia with the adjacent lands (and then if the psheki allow).

                        These citizens will allow laughing Vilno, Lviv ... This is a big hello not only to jumpers but also to the Balts winked

  4. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 12 March 2021 16: 30
    +2
    It will take a very long time to wait for the moment when the power of Russia will be undermined again, as it was in the 1990s. Russia has passed the stage of decline and is beginning to rise. And this is at least 300 years, judging by history.