April 13, 2024

Speculation mounts that Vladivostok university to host Kim-Putin summit this week

Far Eastern Federal University may be ideal location due to seclusion, high-profile ties

Security has been stepped up at the likely location in Vladivostok for this week's first summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, media reported Monday.

Located on Russky Island just off the coast of Vladivostok, the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) has seen rule changes over access to the campus in recent days, according to Russia’s RIA Novosti and Interfax News Agency.

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.