June 17, 2021

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Russian vice-premier visits Pyongyang to discuss economic ties

Visit only the latest in a series of recent Russian outreaches to North Korea

Russia's vice-premier Yury Trutnev is set to arrive in Pyongyang on Monday for a three-day visit to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries.

Trutnev, who is also Russian president Vladimir Putin's special envoy to the Far East, is accompanied by the governors of Russia's far-eastern provinces Primorsky, Khabarovsky and Amursky.