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Sinuiju city, North Korea, 11-2003..An overview of Sinuiju, a North Korean city of 300,000 people bordering China. . .North Korea is the world's most insular and totalitarian state. Ruled by the messianic leader Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il since 1948, North Korea has stubbornly stuck to its juche (self-reliance) ideology and siege mentality, imposing one Stalinist economic plan after another. Floods, droughts and mismanagement in the 1990s plunged the country into a preventable famine, killing up to three million, or 13 percent of the population. It now depends heavily on Chinese aid...
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Overview of North Korean city
Sinuiju city, North Korea, 11-2003..An overview of Sinuiju, a North Korean city of 300,000 people bordering China. . .North Korea is the world's most insular and totalitarian state. Ruled by the messianic leader Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il since 1948, North Korea has stubbornly stuck to its juche (self-reliance) ideology and siege mentality, imposing one Stalinist economic plan after another. Floods, droughts and mismanagement in the 1990s plunged the country into a preventable famine, killing up to three million, or 13 percent of the population. It now depends heavily on Chinese aid...

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Date: 1 Nov 2003
Location: Sinuiju North Korea
Credit: Justin Jin
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