March 25, 2023

North Korean atlas shows Crimea as part of Russia

Russian embassy in DPRK says Pyongyang "respects" results of controversial 2014 referendum

North Korea recognized Crimea as part of the Russia Federation in a new political atlas released by the country's Scientific Encyclopedia publishing house, the Russia Embassy in the DPRK posted on social media on Thursday.

The map shows the territory with no border with Russia, with both countries colored identically.