Contents tagged with DPRK

  • Putin awards Kim Jong-un 'World War II victory' medal

    Russian President and Vladimir Putin signed a decree awarding the leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un a World War II Victory medal , Kommersant reports, citing the Russian Embassy in Pyongyang.

    According to the Russian Embassy, the 37-year-old leader of the Workers' Party of Korea was awarded the Jubilee Medal "75 years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945" for his great personal contribution to the perpetuation of the memory of soviet citizens who died and buried in the republic, as …

  • Russia’s Interior Minister promises to expand cooperation with North Korea

    The Russian Minister of Internal Affairs,Lieutenant-General Vladimir Kolokoltsev, during his meeting with the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea, Kim Yong-nam, in Pyongyang, announced Russia's intention to expand cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), reported  the spokesperson of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs , Irina Volk, on Tuesday.

    “The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia stressed that Russia …