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Postcards from Pyongyang

People enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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

Men share an ice-cream in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women sell flowers. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women sell flowers. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women sell flowers. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People wait for a bus. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait for a bus. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait for a bus. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People gather around a ring with a duck in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People gather around a ring with a duck in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People gather around a ring with a duck in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Twin girls enjoy their time in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Twin girls enjoy their time in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Twin girls enjoy their time in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People work on a construction site. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People work on a construction site. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People work on a construction site. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il glow as people take part in a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il glow as people take part in a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il glow as people take part in a mass dance event marking the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man looks through a foggy window of a tram on a rainy day. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man looks through a foggy window of a tram on a rainy day. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man looks through a foggy window of a tram on a rainy day. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A baby is brought closer to the glass window to see seals in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A baby is brought closer to the glass window to see seals in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A baby is brought closer to the glass window to see seals in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People shoot air rifles in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People shoot air rifles in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People shoot air rifles in a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People wait in line for a water slide as they enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait in line for a water slide as they enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait in line for a water slide as they enjoy the Munsu water park. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man climbs a traffic pole. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man climbs a traffic pole. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man climbs a traffic pole. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People gather at the entrance of a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People gather at the entrance of a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People gather at the entrance of a zoo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Soldiers check their souvenir photo as they visit the flower exhibition marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers check their souvenir photo as they visit the flower exhibition marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers check their souvenir photo as they visit the flower exhibition marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Military officers visit the birthplace of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung in Mangyongdae, just outside Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Military officers visit the birthplace of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung in Mangyongdae, just outside Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Military officers visit the birthplace of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung in Mangyongdae, just outside Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People travel on escalators to enter a subway station. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People travel on escalators to enter a subway station. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People travel on escalators to enter a subway station. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People walk between buildings after the opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People walk between buildings after the opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People walk between buildings after the opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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North Korean soldiers march as they visit the newly constructed residential complex after its opening ceremony in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

North Korean soldiers march as they visit the newly constructed residential complex after its opening ceremony in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

North Korean soldiers march as they visit the newly constructed residential complex after its opening ceremony in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People carry flags after an opening ceremony for the newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People carry flags after an opening ceremony for the newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People carry flags after an opening ceremony for the newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People react as a vehicle carrying foreign reporters passes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People react as a vehicle carrying foreign reporters passes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People react as a vehicle carrying foreign reporters passes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Thousands of people arrive for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thousands of people arrive for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thousands of people arrive for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Men wait for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Men wait for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Men wait for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential complex in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People check shoes in a shop. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People check shoes in a shop. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People check shoes in a shop. 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. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man wears a pin with pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man wears a pin with pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women wear traditional clothes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women wear traditional clothes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women wear traditional clothes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People walk in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People walk in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People walk in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Men ride at the back of a truck in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Men ride at the back of a truck in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Men ride at the back of a truck in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Passengers ride the bus in a newly constructed area in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Passengers ride the bus in a newly constructed area in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Passengers ride the bus in a newly constructed area in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People carry accessories as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People carry accessories as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People carry accessories as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People practice for the expected parade on the main Kim Il-Sung Square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People practice for the expected parade on the main Kim Il-Sung Square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People practice for the expected parade on the main Kim Il-Sung Square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People sit by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People sit by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People sit by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Members of Uzbekistan women football team take pictures of themselves under the 170-metre (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Members of Uzbekistan women football team take pictures of themselves under the 170-metre (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Members of Uzbekistan women football team take pictures of themselves under the 170-metre (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man walks the the street decorated with flags as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man walks the the street decorated with flags as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man walks the the street decorated with flags as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A guide talks to foreign reporters as they visit the 170-meter (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A guide talks to foreign reporters as they visit the 170-meter (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A guide talks to foreign reporters as they visit the 170-meter (558-feet) tall Juche Tower in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The sun set in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The sun set in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The sun set in Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women wear traditional clothes as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women wear traditional clothes as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women wear traditional clothes as North Korea prepares to mark Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People commute on the banks of Taedong River in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People commute on the banks of Taedong River in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People commute on the banks of Taedong River in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A policewoman controls the traffic as people gather near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman controls the traffic as people gather near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman controls the traffic as people gather near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People chat in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People chat in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People chat in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Women dressed in traditional costumes walk near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women dressed in traditional costumes walk near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women dressed in traditional costumes walk near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People sweep in front of statues of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People sweep in front of statues of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People sweep in front of statues of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man sits by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man sits by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man sits by the road near the main Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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