The Mangyongbong passenger boat sailing on the first regular service between North Korea and Russia arrives in Vladivostok in the Russian Far East on May 18, 2017. The launch of the weekly service comes at a time when the international community is tightening sanctions on North Korea over its missile and nuclear programmes. Photo: Kyodo

New ferry links North Korea to Russia despite US calls to punish Pyongyang on missile programme

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The Mangyongbong passenger boat sailing on the first regular service between North Korea and Russia arrives in Vladivostok in the Russian Far East on May 18, 2017. The launch of the weekly service comes at a time when the international community is tightening sanctions on North Korea over its missile and nuclear programmes. Photo: Kyodo
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