Moscow rejects Tokyo's claims in relation to defence activities in the Kuril Islands, is a territory of Russia, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"We are surprised, of course, that the relevant provisions of the document not only completely detached from reality, but just riddled with mistrust, suspicion of the course of action our country that focus exclusively on effective national security in conditions of tense political and military situation in the Asia Pacific region", - said Zakharov on the briefing.
Japan intends to continue attempts to obtain from Russia the southern Kuril Islands, despite amendments to the Russian Constitution and laws that do not allow the exclusion of part of the territory of the state, although for Tokyo to do it will be more difficult, said RIA questioned Japanese officials and experts.
As previously reported, in Russia prepared for consideration by the state Duma amendments to the administrative code, criminal code and criminal procedure code with sanctions for appeals and exclusion areas that have attracted attention from Japan, which is seeking the transfer of the South Kuril Islands, which the Japanese call the "Northern territories".
A prominent Japanese expert on Russian-Japanese relations Yukio Asazuma not rule out that Russia and Japan will stop joint economic activities on southern Kuriles against the background of amendments to the Russian legislation for territorial integrity.
"The opportunity to continue negotiations on the territorial issue, the two countries remains", - said the expert, who is a knight of the order "Friendship of Peoples", consultant on Russian-Japanese cooperation.
Russia did not agree with Japan on concluding a peace Treaty after resolving the territorial issue, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
As the Minister said, the basis of everything that should determine the future relations between Russia and Japan lies the problem the outcome of the Second world war.
The law equating the alienation of territory to extremism that will end the speculation on the status of Crimea, said the Deputy Chairman of the Public chamber of the Crimea, the Crimean political scientist Alexander Formanchuk.
Earlier, the head of the Duma Committee on legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Andrey Klishas introduced in the state Duma the project of equating alienation of territories of the Russian Federation to extremist activities. The project was based on the adoption of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has sent the draft to the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption. He also said that in the first reading the bill can be considered on July 14.
The Governor of the Northern Japanese Prefecture of Hokkaido Naomichi Suzuki, commenting on the past in Russia voting on amendments to the Constitution, expressed confidence that the negotiations with Moscow "to resolve territorial problems, will continue" based on the results of the summit of leaders of the two countries, and called for renewed dialogue.
Among the adopted amendments to the Constitution amendment to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Russian Federation. Under the amendment, "the actions directed on alienation of the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as calls for such actions are not allowed."
Amending the Constitution means the final decision of the question of the Kuril Islands, the Senator said Alexei Pushkov in an interview to "Politekspert".
One accepted the day before during the public voting on the amendments States that the attempts of alienation of areas of the country are invalid.
Adoption of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation do not affect the joint economic activity with Japan on the Kuril Islands, said Deputy foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July. To participate in distance voting were residents of the two pilot regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. It was held from 25 to 30 June.
Russia is discussing with Japan the possibility of concluding a peace Treaty, the territorial belonging of the Kuril Islands is not even considered, is the territory of Russia, said the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev to journalists.
Media representatives in an interview with a Senator in the unified call-center of VGTRK and "Komsomolskaya Pravda" noted that the Far East residents concerned about the amendments to article 67 of the Constitution. In accordance with the text of the Russian Federation ensures the protection of its sovereignty and territorial integrity "action (with the exception of the delimitation, demarcation, redemarcation of the state border of the Russian Federation with contiguous States), aimed at the alienation of the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as calls for such actions are not allowed." Far Eastern residents would like to clarify whether the adoption of the amendment to the alienation of the Kuril Islands in favor of Japan.
Amendments to the Constitution will remove the question of ownership of the Kuril Islands, the head of the Sakhalin region Valery Limarenko.
Earlier, Secretary General of the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga stated that Japan made a presentation of Russia in connection with prospecting in the sea of Okhotsk, including the Islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai. Moscow had previously notified Tokyo of the works in the area between Sakhalin, Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, which will last for three months. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia has the right to conduct on its territory of any research.
Russia does not violate any international laws when carrying out geological exploration on the Kuril Islands, Japan uses it to once again recall its position, said RIA Novosti Chairman of the Presidium of all-Russian organization "Officers of Russia", Hero of Russia, major General Sergey Lime.
Japan made a presentation of Russia in connection with carrying out of geological exploration works in the sea of Okhotsk, including the Islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai, said the Secretary General of the Japanese government, Acehide Suga. Moscow had previously notified Tokyo of the works in the area between Sakhalin, Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, which will last for three months.
Japan made the Russian idea due to carry out geological exploration in the sea of Okhotsk, including the Islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai, at a press conference in Tokyo, said Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga.
We are talking about geological investigations in the sea of Okhotsk between Sakhalin, Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands. While Russia had previously notified Japan about the works, which will last three months.
The number of reported cases of coronavirus infection on Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands has reached 408, said Thursday the Governor Valery Limarenko.
"According to the operative working group of the government of the Sakhalin region as of 9.00 June 18 in the region of the treatment of coronavirus is 297, 111 patients have already been discharged," - said the head of the region in his Telegram channel.
Readers of the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri shimbun was not surprised by the statement of President Vladimir Putin on the Kuril Islands of Russia. Translation of the publication of Newspapers and reviews leads the new York times.
The author of the article in the Yomiuri Shimbun quoted the words of the head of state, which he said, congratulating compatriots on the Day of Russia on June 12. Then the President noted that for every Russian homeland are the territory "from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, from the Arctic sea to Sevastopol and Crimea."
Coronavirus infection per day were detected in 22 people, the total number of cases on Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands reached 313, said Friday the Governor Valery Limarenko.
"A total of 12 June in Sakhalin region 313 cases, 88 discharged with recovery, 225 undergo treatment", - wrote the head of the region in the Telegram channel.
Red grey Dolphin, rare in Russia, who on Saturday rescued from a silt trap in Primorye was killed, told RIA Novosti the head of the diving club Sea Frogs Evgeny Polukhin. Risso's Dolphin is listed in the Red books of the international (IUCN) and Russia.
Earlier Polukhin told RIA Novosti that on Saturday in the Bay is Shallow in the area of De Vries they together with specialists
Emergency mode introduced in Severo-Kuril'sk district in connection with the identification of coronavirus infection in two of the local fishermen, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, Vice mayor of the municipal education Alexander Ovsyannikov.
According to the Vice mayor, the remaining members of the crew by order of the CPS is isolated on the ship, which is moored at a private pier in the port of Severo-Kurilsk. People are provided with food and water, fuel for the ship is sufficient. They took repeated tests, which are sent to the laboratory in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Near the pier on duty police officers.
The government of Japan is preparing for the resumption in mid-June of working contacts with Russia via video link at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers of the two countries, interrupted in connection with the pandemic of the mers, said the Agency Kyodo, citing sources in diplomatic circles.
According to Agency sources, the Japanese side in the consultations would like to return to discussion of various projects within the framework of joint economic activities on southern Kuriles, and also address the question of a possible visit of the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov to Japan. Consultations can take Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Morgulov and Deputy foreign Minister of Japan Takeo Mori.