Day: June 5, 2009

Report from Vladivostok

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French / North Korean border region / Sino-North Korean relations

Although the article title is unnecessarily frivolous, Le Monde carries a magnificent dispatch on North Korean activities from the Russian Far Eastern port of Vladivostok: Marie Jégo, “Lettre de Russie: Kim Jong Il, son aura, son goût du kaki [Letter from Russia: Kim Jong Il, His Aura, His Taste in Khaki],” Le Monde, June 5, 2009, (p. 28). (Summary, not direct translation, follows.  Full French text available here.) In Vladivostok, only 50 km from North […]