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Russia has slammed the contents of documents recently listed by the U.N. on Japanese soldiers held in the Soviet Union after World War II, saying the descriptions contradict a bilateral document on the issue.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday that Japanese soldiers held in the Soviet Union were not internees unfairly captured after the war’s end but rather prisoners of war lawfully detained.

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