December 11, 2019

Russia rejects UN claims on shipment of 90,000 vodka bottles to North Korea
Embassy in DPRK insists shipment would not fall under "luxury goods" category
Russia's embassy to the DPRK on Tuesday rejected claims made in a recent report by the United Nations Panel of Experts (PoE) concerning a shipment of 90,000 bottles of vodka said to be bound for North Korea.The statement, carried on the embassy's Facebook page, comes in response to a section in the PoE's mid-term sanctions report, released last week.That section detailed the February 21