A relentless wall of anti-Russian propaganda

This is another one. This is AFP reporting on the Kuril islands. The Kuril islands, off Russia’s far eastern shore with the southernmost of them close to Japan, are disputed between Japan and Russia.

The position of Russia is that the islands were ceded to Russia as part of the peace treaties at the end of WWII. [1] They certainly have a strong case which is argued from international treaties. [2]

Nonetheless the Western propaganda writers at AFP prefer:

Soviet troops seized the islands just after Japan surrendered in World War II. [2] (AFP)

It isn’t just AFP. This appears to the the organised narrative. Here is the

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