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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's private plane was spotted at Vladivostok airport on Monday, July 9, South Korean news agency Yonhap reports.The plane was at the airport for about three hours. It remains unknown whether Kim Jong-un was on board the aircraft or not.
Yonhap assumes that the plane could have brought to Vladivostok the officials engaged in preparations for the North Korean leader's possible visit to Russia as part of the Eastern Economic Forum.
In late May, Foreign Minister of …
Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea Kim Yong-nam sent a message from head of state Kim Jong-un to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin replied by inviting the leader of North Korea to Russia,reported TASS.
"I have the honor to convey to you sincere greetings from Kim Jong-un," said the Korean politician.
At the meeting, Putin mentioned the summit between the leader of North Korea and U.S. President Donald Trump, saying that this meeting staved off the …
After the talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov presented the North Korean leader with a box with a Palekh lacquer miniature. Video of the meeting was published by the Russian Foreign Ministerry on the YouTube .
"I hope you will like it," Lavrov said at the while giving the gift. Then the Russian Foreign Minister opened the box, took out the key and added that it is possible to "lock secret things [inside]".
Kim Jong Un thanked Lavrov with a handshake. …
After his first official visit to China, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is likely to travel to Russia, as reported by the South Korean and Japanese media. Moscow, however, has called such considerations baseless rumors.
From March 25 to March 28, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife visited China, where they met with the Chairman of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing. Following the talks, both sides announced their intention to develop bilateral relations and …
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stories about the latest types of Russian strategic weaponry are similar to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s attempts to safeguard his power by launching ballistic missiles. Such was the opinion expressed by Russian oppositionist and former State Duma MP Gennady Gudkov in an interview with InfoResist.
According to the former MP, Russia cannot threaten the world with nuclear weaponry now.
“More and more, this resembles the attempts of the North Korean …
During a meeting with representatives of the Russian media broadcast on the Russia 24 TV channel, President Vladimir Putin said that the leader of North Korea emerged victorious in the current stage of the conflict involving the Korean peninsula, having developed a nuclear warhead and a ballistic missile for North Korea.
“Mr. Kim Jong Un, of course, won this round. He solved his strategic task: he has a nuclear warhead and a global-range missile which has a range of up to 13,000 km, which …
North Korea has hired former KGB staff as advisors to ensure the security of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported with reference to an unnamed source.
According to the newspaper, around 10 former KGB employees will be consultants for Kim Jong Un’s bodyguards. It is likely that these are agents from the seventh division of the Second Chief Directorate, which was involved in counter-intelligence.
Asahi Shimbun reports that the former Russian KGB agents were …
Pyongyang accused the United States and South Korea of planning an assassination of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Yonhap news agency reports.
According to the report of the North Korean Ministry of State Security, the US and South Korea entered the country in order to kill Kim Jong-un using biochemical substance.
North Korea, in its turn, threatened to attack the US and South Korean Secret Services.
"We will ferret out and mercilessly destroy to the last one the terrorists of the U.S. …