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February 8, 1990 | Reuters
Fifty million Japanese have now signed a petition calling on Moscow to return a group of small islands the Soviet Union has held since 1945, Kyodo news agency said Wednesday. The signatures on the petition, which was started in 1965, represent about 40% of Japan's 123 million people. The dispute over who should rule the islands off northern Japan has prevented Tokyo and Moscow from signing a treaty formally ending World War II hostilities.
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April 18, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for his crucial role in ending Europe's East-West divide, on Wednesday unveiled proposals for a continent-wide security framework for Asia, to begin with a "Big Five" conference involving the superpowers. "Asia and the Pacific, whose inhabitants make up half of the world's total population, face a host of economic, ethnic, social, religious, environmental and other highly complex problems.
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April 18, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for his crucial role in ending Europe's East-West divide, on Wednesday unveiled proposals for a continent-wide security framework for Asia, to begin with a "Big Five" conference involving the superpowers. "Asia and the Pacific, whose inhabitants make up half of the world's total population, face a host of economic, ethnic, social, religious, environmental and other highly complex problems.
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February 8, 1990 | Reuters
Fifty million Japanese have now signed a petition calling on Moscow to return a group of small islands the Soviet Union has held since 1945, Kyodo news agency said Wednesday. The signatures on the petition, which was started in 1965, represent about 40% of Japan's 123 million people. The dispute over who should rule the islands off northern Japan has prevented Tokyo and Moscow from signing a treaty formally ending World War II hostilities.
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