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Japan in tight spot in tussle with Russia over isles near Hokkaido

Tokyo must perform balancing act as talks shift to joint economic activities

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe meet in Osaka on June 29: For decades, their nations have made little progress toward solving a territorial dispute left over from World War II.

TOKYO -- It appears that the grand bargain proposed almost three years ago by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring an end to a territorial dispute with Russia has not panned out.

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