April 05, 2020

Happy North Korean ‘slaves’ in Vladivostok
Confident Northern workers speak openly in Russia, unlike their secretive counterparts in China
Among Northeast Asia’s major cities, Vladivostok presents an unusual kind of openness for overseas North Koreans.DPRK workers in the city, branded “slave labor” by some media outlets, have greater independence than in neighboring China and will happily talk to locals.Their activities as legitimate participants in the local economy are also widely discussed and DPRK-run companies do