Cargo ships docked at the Rason port in North Korea. North Korea secures up to 300,000 tonnes of oil products from Russia each year through Singapore-based dealers, a defector who formerly managed funds for the leadership said. File photo: AFP

Secrets of ‘Office 39’: North Korean leader Kim gets Russian fuel via Singapore dealers, says defector who fled China

Defector: ‘It is a wrong perception that North Korea is completely dependent on China’

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Cargo ships docked at the Rason port in North Korea. North Korea secures up to 300,000 tonnes of oil products from Russia each year through Singapore-based dealers, a defector who formerly managed funds for the leadership said. File photo: AFP
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