All posts tagged "Russia"

  • South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se speaks during a forum in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a "reign of terror" that far exceeds the bloodshed of his dictator father's early rule, Yun said Thursday. (Chun Shin/Newsis)
    S. Korea asks Russia for help in denuclearization of N. Korea

    North Korea made it clear that it has no plans to enter into a dialogue with the U.S. or South Korea especially in regards to talks on denuclearization. So the South is trying a new route by...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • ROK Navy’s Aegis-equipped destroyer DDG-993
    China, Russia to conduct joint military drills in East Sea

    BEIJING, July 31 (Yonhap) — China and Russia will launch joint military drills next month in the East Sea, the water between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, China’s defense ministry said Friday. The joint drills, set for...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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    Russia refuses to put pressure on N. Korea for denuclearization

    SEOUL, June 11 (Yonhap) — International pressure will not lead North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, Moscow’s top envoy to Seoul said Thursday, calling for a peaceful and diplomatic solution to the issue. Ambassador Alexander...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and   North Korean Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong-nam shake hands at their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2015. (Yonhap file photo)
    N. Korea, Russia discuss ways to deepen ties

    SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) — North Korea and Russia have discussed ways to boost bilateral relations, the North’s state media said Monday, dispelling concerns over a possible feud after Kim Jong-un’s absence from Moscow’s war victory event....

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • World War II era Soviet tanks T-34, front, and other military vehicles make their way to Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow's Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 70 years after the victory in WWII, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
    Kim Jong-un NOT coming to Moscow on May 9: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AP) — The reclusive leader of North Korea won’t be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman announced Thursday. The highly anticipated visit would have been Kim Jong-un’s first...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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    Kim Jong-un ‘highly likely’ to visit Russia in May: S. Korean intel

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “highly” likely to visit Russia in May to attend commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the South Korean intelligence...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • North Korea's tactical rocket firing on July 10, 2014. (Yonhap file photo)
    [IBT] Russia and N. Korea space program: Countries agree to work together In outer space

      North Korea and Russia have cozied up to the idea of cooperating on a program for outer space exploration, along with other transportation and trade-related projects, according to multiple news reports. Pak Hyon...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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