February 25, 2024
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Russians open fire, arrest more DPRK sailors in latest poaching incident

Russian ambassador to Pyongyang also laments North Korean failure to address issue

UPDATE Thursday at 09:50: This story has been updated to include details of a fourth announcement of arrests by the FSB on Wednesday.

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) on Wednesday made its fourth announcement in recent weeks of a large number of North Koreans detained for illegal fishing off the coast of the country’s Far East, bringing the total in recent weeks to 574 such arrests.