1993: Russia- Japan Japanese POWs

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 Russian President Boris Yeltsin apologizes for the internment of 600,000 Japanese POWs in Siberia after World War II.

To: 
Japan
From: 
Russia
Year of Apology: 
1993
Footnote: 
Kawauchi, Tomaki. “POW Apology Seen Aimed at Russian Public Opinion.” Daily Yomiuri. October 13, 1993; “The Leaders’ Apologies.” The Guardian. October 13, 1993.