Here's Why North Korea Is Cozying Up To Russia
North Korea dispatched a senior government official to Russia, a sign it wants to improve relations with its neighbor.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | November 19, 2014
Both are international outcasts, and both want to do business together.
ARIRANG: "The envoy to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held an hourlong meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday. The Kremlin said he delivered a message from the young Kim."
We don't know the contents of that message, but it might have included a trip down memory lane ... to the days when the Soviet Union was North Korea's primary financial backer, accounting for a majority of its trade. (Video via YouTube / meleszenawi1111)