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Russian Railways suspends passenger traffic between Russia, North Korea

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 3, 2020
The Russian Railways has suspended passenger traffic between Russia and North Korea, as follows from the company’s news release.
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In accordance with a message from the North Korean Ministry of Railways dated February 1, 2020 passenger railway traffic between Russia and North Korea through the Khasan-Tumangang checkpoint has been suspended until further notice, the Russian Railways said in a news release.

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