RUSSIA: Japanese Recognition

Protracted negotiations, inaugurated in 1921 between Russia and Japan, were at last brought to a successful close on the first anniversary of Lenin's' death by the signing 'at Peking by Bolshevik Ambassador Karakhan and Japanese Minister Yashizawa of a treaty of recognition.

By this treaty, Japan agrees to resume diplomatic relations with Russia and, although she was not granted all the demands that she first made, the successful conclusion of the treaty negotiations was hailed as a great Japanese victory. Actually, Russo-Japanese relations will not be resumed until ratifications have been exchanged....

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