Kim arrives in Russia's Far East, set to visit aircraft plant
Kim arrived at a railway station in the city earlier in the day and was welcomed in accordance with traditions for a special guest, Yonhap News Agency quoted local Russian media outlets as saying.
Russia visit 'clear manifestation' of prioritizing ties with Moscow: Kim Jong-un
Kim's remarks came as the leaders are expected to meet for their first summit in four years in Russia to discuss a possible arms deal as they seek to strengthen military cooperation, Yonhap news agency reported.
Kim Jong-un arrives in Russia for rare summit with Vladimir Putin
The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) confirmed early Tuesday that Kim had left Pyongyang for Russia aboard his bulletproof train on Sunday afternoon, accompanied by leading officials of the regime's ruling party and the armed forces, reports Yonhap News Agency.
No word on possible visit of Kim Jong-un as Russia kicks off economic forum
The New York Times earlier reported that Kim may travel to Vladivostok on his armored train to meet with Putin on the margins of the Eastern Economic Forum, which will run through Wednesday at the Far Eastern Federal University, Yonhap news agency reported.
Russia's bromance with 'rogue state' North Korea dates back to Stalin
The meeting between President Putin and North Korean supremo Kim Jong Un - who has not been out of his country since he ordered its borders closed in wake of the 2020 Covid outbreak - is being deemed as between leaders of two "pariah nations" - both at the receiving end of widespread sanctions.
Russia's nuclear mindgames limit response from already divided West
This peril has put limits on how far the West – which in any case doesn’t really have a firm centre – would go in their defence of Ukraine. Putin appeared to draw a redline when he said last September that “we will certainly use all the means at our disposal” when his country is “threatened”.
Russian drone strike hits Ukrainian port facilities on Danube river
Oleh Kiper, Governor of the surrounding Odesa region, said the attack led to the damage of port and agricultural infrastructure, reports the BBC.