Japan and Russia officially sign contracts on economic trade, technology and agreements on energy

Japan and Russia signed contracts worth billions in the energy sector while Vladimir Putin was in Japan December 15-16, 2016. These agreements were negotiated months before Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan, and his official visit was to sign these trade agreements. The following are a couple of video clips worth looking at to get a better idea of continued Japan-Russia improving relations. In the second clip Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe share a few jokes.