Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, May 6, 2016. Michael Klimentyev/Sputnik/Kremlin via Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, May 6, 2016. Michael Klimentyev/Sputnik/Kremlin via Reuters

North Korea will surely be on the agenda when Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

September 2, 2016 7:24 AM (UTC+8)