Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) inspects a machine gun regiment during his visit to Iturup Island, one of four islands known as the Southern Kurils in Russia and Northern Territories in Japan, August 22, 2015 © Dmitry Astakhov / Reuters

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) inspects a machine gun regiment during his visit to Iturup Island, one of four islands known as the Southern Kurils in Russia and Northern Territories in Japan, August 22, 2015 © Dmitry Astakhov / Reuters

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) inspects a machine gun regiment during his visit to Iturup Island, one of four islands known as the Southern Kurils in Russia and Northern Territories in Japan, August 22, 2015 © Dmitry Astakhov / Reuters

August 23, 2015 12:16 PM (UTC+8)