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Faces of North Korea

Women work at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill in Pyongyang, May 2016. 


 
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Women work at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women work at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Girls play guitars at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, May 2016. 


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Girls play guitars at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Girls play guitars at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man looks through the foggy window of a tram in Pyongyang, April 2017. 



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A man looks through the foggy window of a tram in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man looks through the foggy window of a tram in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the country's founding father Kim Il Sung's birth, in Pyongyang, April 2017. 

  
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People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the country's founding father Kim Il Sung's birth, in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the country's founding father Kim Il Sung's birth, in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Workers chat at the Pyongyang 326 Electric Cable Factory in Pyongyang, May 2016.


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Workers chat at the Pyongyang 326 Electric Cable Factory in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Workers chat at the Pyongyang 326 Electric Cable Factory in Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A North Korean woman and soldiers look at a Chinese tour boat from the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 2009. 


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A North Korean woman and soldiers look at a Chinese tour boat from the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 2009. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A North Korean woman and soldiers look at a Chinese tour boat from the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 2009. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A boy sits next to a woman inside a subway station in Pyongyang, October 2015. 



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A boy sits next to a woman inside a subway station in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A boy sits next to a woman inside a subway station in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A woman carries a flower in central Pyongyang, October 2015. 



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A woman carries a flower in central Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A woman carries a flower in central Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People wait for a bus in central Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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People wait for a bus in central Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait for a bus in central Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A woman travels on an escalator to enter a subway station in Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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A woman travels on an escalator to enter a subway station in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A woman travels on an escalator to enter a subway station in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A patient rests in a room of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, May 2016. 


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A patient rests in a room of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A patient rests in a room of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A construction worker at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm  just outside Pyongyang, May 2016. 


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A construction worker at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm just outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A construction worker at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm just outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women work in the Kim Jong-suk Pyongyang Silk Mill in Pyongyang, April 2012. 



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Women work in the Kim Jong-suk Pyongyang Silk Mill in Pyongyang, April 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Women work in the Kim Jong-suk Pyongyang Silk Mill in Pyongyang, April 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A driver and a passenger look out from inside a taxi in Pyongyang, October 2015. 


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A driver and a passenger look out from inside a taxi in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A driver and a passenger look out from inside a taxi in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women work at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. 


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Women work at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women work at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Military officers follow a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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Military officers follow a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Military officers follow a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Children play in the kindergarden at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. 


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Children play in the kindergarden at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Children play in the kindergarden at Jangchon Vegetable Co-op farm outside Pyongyang, May 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man wears a pin with pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man wears a pin with pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man wears a pin with pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People walk between buildings in Ryomyong street in Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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People walk between buildings in Ryomyong street in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People walk between buildings in Ryomyong street in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A soldier salutes from inside a vehicle carrying a missile as it drives past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade in Pyongyang, April 2017. 


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A soldier salutes from inside a vehicle carrying a missile as it drives past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier salutes from inside a vehicle carrying a missile as it drives past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade in Pyongyang, April 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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North Korean girls walk along an alley on the banks of Yalu River, in Sakchu county, January 2016.  



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North Korean girls walk along an alley on the banks of Yalu River, in Sakchu county, January 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

North Korean girls walk along an alley on the banks of Yalu River, in Sakchu county, January 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Chen
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A man reads newspapers displayed inside a subway station  in Pyongyang, October 2015. 


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A man reads newspapers displayed inside a subway station in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man reads newspapers displayed inside a subway station in Pyongyang, October 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A dancer dressed as a soldier takes part in a gala show in Pyongyang, April 2012. 


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A dancer dressed as a soldier takes part in a gala show in Pyongyang, April 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A dancer dressed as a soldier takes part in a gala show in Pyongyang, April 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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