The traditional festival of Japanese films opens in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Sakhalin island, Russia's Far East) on Monday. The audience will be shown five fiction films, including dramas, a thriller and a comedy. This will be the 35th screening of Japanese films on Sakhalin. The Japanese Consulate General in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is the organiser of the current film festival. Earlier, traditional Japanese film festivals were held in other cities of the Russian Far East - Khabarovsk, Vladivostok and Nakhodka.
French President Emmanuel Macron does not exclude sending NATO troops to Ukraine for security in Europe and for Russia's defeat in the conflict. There is currently no consensus on the need to send NATO troops to the country