This May marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. To celebrate, Russian officials announced in March that the year 2015 would be a “Year of Friendship” between the nations of North Korea and Russia. Accordingly, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un to Moscow to celebrate the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in May. North Korean officials announced their intention to strengthen the bond between the two countries, in terms of political, economic, and cultural exchanges.
Russian President Vladimir Putin with North Korean ambassador to Russia Kim Yong-jae and Presidential Aide …read more
Source: Harvard International Review