July 15, 2020

North Korea imported a dozen purebred horses from Russia last year, data shows
Horses worth $75,509.76 were shipped to DPRK same month as Kim Jong Un's visit to Mount Paektu

North Korea imported a dozen purebred horses worth tens of thousands of dollars from Russia in October 2019, trade data recently made public by the Russian government showed.

The horses, worth a combined $75,509.76, were shipped to the DPRK the same month that leader Kim Jong Un made the first of two high-profile visits to Mount Paektu on horseback.