Russian diplomats had to take the long way home after months of being stranded in North Korea as it closed its borders and suspended flights to keep Coronavirus at bay. Eight emplyees of the Russian Embassy and their families began their journey by train, then bus and finally they had to push themselves on a railway trolley.
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Eight employees of Russia’s Embassy in North Korea and their families spent more than 34 hours trying to leave North Korea this week, a grueling trip that ended with at least one diplomat pushing his luggage and young children on a railway trolley into Russian territory. CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports.
North Korea maintained and developed its nuclear and ballistic missile programs throughout 2020 in violation of international sanctions, helping fund them with some $300 million stolen through cyber hacks, according to a confidential United Nations report seen by Reuters on Monday. Bryan Wood reports.
Then-President Donald Trump in 2019 offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One following their Vietnam summit, a former senior administration official who was on the trip confirmed to CNN.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's wife, Ri Sol Ju, has been shown by state media appearing in public for the first time in more than a year, joining her husband at a concert on one of the country's biggest holidays. Emer McCarthy reports.
North Korean state media released more video of leader Kim Jong Un posing for group photos with new line-ups of senior officials of the ruling Workers' Party and the Cabinet, following recent landmark leadership meetings this month
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