Putin Sends Russia’s Top Spy to North Korea

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The Kremlin dispatched Russia's spy chief to Pyongyang this week for talks with his North Korean counterpart, according to a rare state media disclosure, in a sign of deepening ties between the Cold War allies. Sergei Naryshkin, who heads Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service, held talks with North Korea's State Security Minister Ri Chang Dae from March 25-27, the official Korean Central News Agency said on Thursday. The pair briefed each other "on the present international and regional situation," the KCNA said, "and widely and deeply discussed practical issues for further boosting cooperation to cope with the ever-growing spying and plotting...