Russian tour group to visit N. Korea, possibly 1st since COVID

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A Russian tour group is scheduled to visit North Korea next month, Russia's state-run media said Wednesday, with the participants possibly becoming the first group of foreign tourists in the country since Pyongyang shut its borders in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tourists from a coastal area in Russia's Far East will visit Pyongyang and the Masikryong ski resort in eastern North Korea during their five-day tour to the Asian country from Feb. 9, according to the media report. According to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, about 6,000 Russian people visited North Korea between 20...

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