Large-scale North Korean troop rehearsals suggest military parade soon
Precedent suggests parade could occur in February, but reports say it will mark the end of this week's Party Congress
North Korean troops began large-scale formation training at a military parade practice area this week, according to NK Pro analysis of recent satellite imagery, in the latest sign that authorities plan to put on a military parade in downtown Pyongyang in the coming days or weeks.
Planet Labs satellite images taken on Jan. 5 and Jan. 7 show over two dozen groups of soldiers standing and marching in square formations at the Mirim parade training area in southeastern Pyongyang.
Precedent regarding the timing of such practices suggests a parade will take place sometime between late January and
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