Rus News Journal

The Russian armies will take place on islands Kunashir and Iturup

the Russian armies which are on Kuriles, will be rearranged and strengthened by arms, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation has informed. In particular, the army grouping on Kuriles will be deployed on two islands Kunashir and Iturup.

the Army grouping on Kuriles will be deployed on two islands - Kunashir and Iturup, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Anatoly Serdjukov has informed on February, 26th in Vladivostok, transfers RIA Novosti news agency. He also has added that the grouping will change on structure. quite probably that it will be partly reduced to a small amount the person, but thus it, as a matter of fact, will be strengthened at the expense of the newest communication systems, radio-electronic struggle, radar stations - the Minister of Defence has added.

As a whole, as he said, that on two islands is quite enough two small towns grouping, and pulemetno - artellerijskaja the division on Kuriles remains.


Islands Kunashir and Iturup - two of four islands (Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai) for which Japan applies, referring to the bilateral Treatise about trade and borders of 1855.

the Position of Moscow consists that southern Kuriles were a part of the USSR (pravopreemnitsej which there was Russia) following the results of the Second World War and the Russian sovereignty over them, having corresponding is international - legal registration, to doubt is not subject.