December 05, 2023

Third North Korean sentenced over clash with Russian authorities

North Korean sentenced to a four-year prison term in penal colony, says court

A third North Korean citizen has been sentenced to a prison term in Russia following a fatal clash with Russian authorities in October 2016, Russian authorities announced on Friday.

The decision involving the unnamed individual follows on from the simultaneous sentencing of two North Koreans to prison terms of two years and six months each in February.