Russia allows entry of thousands of North Korean workers: WSJ

FILE PHOTO: A guard walks along the platform at the border crossing between Russia and North Korea at the North Korean settlement of Tumangan July 18, 2014. The signage reads, "Russia" and "KNDR (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)". REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo

(Reuters) – Russia is allowing thousands of fresh North Korean laborers into the country and granting new work permits in potential violation of U.N. sanctions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Over 10,000 new North Korean workers have registered in Russia since September, the paper said here, citing records from the Russian Interior Ministry. […]

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