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In a Search for Options, North Korea Turns to Russia

Apr 24, 2019 | 22:28 GMT
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2R) listens to Primorsky Gov. Oleg Kozhemyako (R) upon arrival at the railway station in Vladivostok on April 24, 2019.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2R) listens to Primorsky Gov. Oleg Kozhemyako (R) upon arrival at the railway station in Vladivostok on April 24, 2019. By hosting Kim, Russia has shown that it might still play a major role in North Korea's future.

(KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. and China are drawing most of Pyongyang's attention, but Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia shows that North Korea doesn't lack for diplomatic alternatives. ...

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