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In Pictures: A Fascinating Peek Into North Korea

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A year after a change in leadership in the reclusive North Korea—which remains mysterious to the outside world—The Atlantic magazine brought together an intriguing collection of recent photographs that gives us a peek into the totalitarian state.

From flawlessly-executed mass displays and ideological murals, to scenes of daily life in Pyongyang, these pictures make for a fascinating browse.

Taken by official photographers or foreign photographers under government supervision, they probably do not paint an accurate picture of the conditions in the country—nonetheless, it is still interesting to look behind the Demilitarized Zone.

View more pictures of the series over here.


[via The Atlantic]
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