Putin awards Kim Jong-un medal in honor of 75th anniversary of victory in World War II

Source : 112 Ukraine

President of the Russian Federation has signed a corresponding decree
11:54, 5 May 2020

North Korean leader

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has signed a decree awarding North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with the "75 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" jubilee medal. This was reported on the Facebook page of the Russian Embassy in the republic.

It is reported that Kim Jong-un was awarded for his great contribution to perpetuating the memory of Soviet citizens killed and buried in the DPRK.

"Russian Ambassador Alexander Matsegora presented the medal to North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Son-Gwon in a solemn atmosphere," the statement said.

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It is worth noting that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is alive and healthy. His recent appear took place on May 1. 

As we reported earlier, on May 3, a shootout occurred on the border between North and South Korea.

At 7:41 am local time, several shots were fired from the direction of North Korea in the direction of the South Korean guard post, which borders the DPRK.

South Korea responded with two shots in the direction of North Korea. No one was injured in the incident.

Related: UN has no updates on Kim Jong-un's health

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