June 09, 2023

Russian yacht seized by North Koreans, crew detained at Rajin port

Russian Embassy demands release of yacht, disputes North Korean explanation of seizure

A Russian yacht was seized by North Korean authorities on Friday and transferred to the port of Rajin in the northeast DPRK, according to the Russian Embassy in North Korea.

According to a statement on the Russian Embassy's Facebook page, Ambassador Alexander Matsegora is personally following up on the case and has made inquiries with North Korean authorities.