Russia's influence over North Korea has several dimensions - including the engineering know-how the country desperately needs to modernize. But there's also economic influence, especially as curious Russians queue up to visit the secretive country.
Controversial Ukrainian website Myrotvorets has added former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder to its list of enemies of the state. It’s caused quite a stir — but that seems to be the desired effect.
The Russian opposition leader was given permission to leave Russia for Europe after being barred. He is planning to attend the European Court of Human Rights for a hearing.
Alexei Navalny says he was given no reason for being barred from boarding a flight from Moscow to Frankfurt. He intended to appear at the ECHR, which is ruling on the legality of his numerous detentions.
North Korea's foreign minister said Pyongyang will not disarm without first receiving concessions from Washington. It's a different tone than the one set by Trump and Kim, which the US leader described as loving.
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