March 02, 2024
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Five years of Kim Jong Un: How much has daily life changed in North Korea?

In the third part of a six-part series, experts assess the key cultural shifts in N. Korea

This is part of NK News’ series of opinion and analysis of the first five years of Kim Jong Un’s rule.

It's interesting to imagine what the late founder of North Korea, Kim Il Sung, would have thought walking around Pyongyang in 2016.

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