updated Sat. February 25, 2023
February 19, 2018
The itinerary in Kamchatka and Sakhalin is still unknown and may even be scrapped, according to Ildus Yarulin, head of the regional branch of the Russian Society of Political Scientists. If it does take place, however, it's likely that Putin will pay special attention to military bases on the Kuril Islands, YarulinÃâÃÂ ...
Belarus News (BelTA)
February 13, 2018
MINSK, 13 February (BelTA) – The first-ever special agrotown in Sakhalin's modern history designed by Belarusians has been inaugurated in the south of the island, the press service of the Sakhalin Oblast governor and government noted as quoted by the Belarusian Embassy in Russia, BelTA informs.
February 9, 2018
A Russian court has sentenced a former governor of the Sakhalin Oblast to 13 years in prison after convicting him on corruption charges. In a February 9 decision, the court in the regional capital also ruled that Aleksandr Khoroshavin must pay a 500 million ruble ($8.6 million) fine and it barred him fromÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak says it appears that Moscow meddled in the U.S. presidential election in 2016, and called any such interference "unacceptable." A Russian court has sentenced a former governor of the Sakhalin Oblast to 13 years in prison after convicting him on corruptionÃâÃÂ ...
Shelbyville Times-Gazette (blog)
January 31, 2018
In case you want to know where Sakhalin Island is https://www.google.com/maps/place/Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk,+Sakhalin+Oblast,+Russiaemail@example.com,128.6254717,4.5z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x5f19016b4f195737:0x848c2ae7bb49394b!8m2!3d46.9641127!4d142.7347555 It is an island above Japan.
January 25, 2018
The Sakhalin company DV-fleet, which owns the missing vessel, was not seen in poaching, a representative of the Sakhalin Oblast fishery agency said. As the head of the Association of Fishing Industry Enterprises Maxim Kozlov, the company “DV Fleet” is part of the association and “works on its principles.
October 18, 2017
The Russian government's draft federal budget for 2018 came as an unpleasant surprise for Sakhalin oblast, Russia's only island region. Officials have proposed redistributing half of the Sakhalin-2 oil-and-gas project's contributions from the regional budget to the federal one. Local authorities see this asÃâÃÂ ...
August 7, 2017
The Kurils are located in the Sakhalin Oblast region of far-eastern Russia. There are 56 volcanic islands stretching 1,300 kilometres between Kamchatka in Russia and Hokkaido, northern Japan. It is planned that future plants will be primarily built on Iturup Island, which has the best geographical conditionsÃâÃÂ ...
Nikkei Asian Review
June 26, 2017
The proposed zone would be based on "common international rules" rather than Russian law, said Oleg Kozhemyako, the governor of Sakhalin Oblast, which administers the Kuril Islands. He raised the prospect of a public corporation in which the Russian and Japanese governments would participate onÃâÃÂ ...