Mane supplier? Russia reveals stable that may have sent horses to Kim Jong Un
Trade data names individual who received approval to export horses to North Korea last year, ahead of Nov. shipment
Russia gave the green light for a stable outside Moscow to export horses to North Korea last year, NK Pro analysis of official trade data shows, the first indication of who may have supplied the purebred horses for a recent shipment.
Russian customs agency data shows that an individual named Fomina Yulia Vladimirovna passed the “veterinary and sanitary examination for compliance with the requirements of the DPRK” in May 2022 to ship horses to North Korea.
Vladimirovna received the export approval approximately six months before Russia’s veterinary agency announced a shipment of 30 horses to North
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