The DPRK army from the inside: rare Published photo of top-secret military life

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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In December 2011, the ruler of North Korea has been Kim Jong-UN after his father Kim Jong Il died of a heart attack.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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North Korea’s military called the “Korean people’s army, or kPa.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Most people serve in the army after graduating from high school. Men serve for 10 years, women – for seven.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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But those who study science, only serve for three years. In 2015, this decision was taken by Kim Jong-UN, to encourage people to do science.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Military industry is the largest employer in the country.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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In 2015 the passage of the military service became compulsory for all women.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Little is known about North Korea, and even less is known about the North Korean army. In the study of everyday military life of the country can be useful photos, but they are extremely difficult to export across the border of the DPRK. This is referred to in the Reuters publication, which presents rare images of the war North Korea from 2006 to 2015.

North and South Korea were divided after the Korean war, which began in 1950 with the invasion of 75 thousand soldiers from the North who crossed the border and invaded the South. After the war, and the division of North Korea was controlled by the Soviet Union, South Korea – UN.

At the head of North Korea, which became known as the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea, the Soviet Union delivered Kim Il-sung. His son, Kim Jong-Il, took the reins over after his death in 1994.

In December 2011, the ruler of North Korea has been Kim Jong-UN after his father Kim Jong Il died of a heart attack. Despite the fact that he is responsible for the fourth largest army in the world, Kim Jong-UN has no formal military training.

The army of North Korea today is one of the largest in the world, but the details remain under tight shroud of secrecy.

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Despite the fact that he is responsible for the fourth largest army in the world, Kim Jong-UN has no formal military training.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Photo: Reuters

On the faces of the soldiers read malnutrition due to the lack of availability of food and hard regular training.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

North Korea’s military called the “Korean people’s army, or kPa. 70% of army and 50% of the air and naval forces deployed on approximately 62 miles of the demilitarized land between North and South Korea as of 2014.

It is known that today the North Korean army has more than 1.2 million active-duty military, also there are another 7.7 million in reserve. Most people serve in the army after graduating from high school. Men serve for 10 years, women – for seven. Up to 2015 women served in the army of the DPRK, on a voluntary basis, in 2015, the military service became compulsory for all women.

Those who go to College, serve for five years after completing his studies and earning a degree. But those who study science, only serve for three years. In 2015, this decision was taken by Kim Jong-UN, to encourage people to do science.

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Up to 2015 women served in the military on a voluntary basis.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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The nuclear tests were conducted in the country in 2006, 2009 and 2013.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Citizens of North Korea can own a vehicle only if they are a military or government official.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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It is believed that North Korea today has more than 1 thousand missiles, long, medium and short range.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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The army of North Korea today is one of the largest in the world, but the details of the conditions for the soldiers remain under the strict veil of secrecy.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Missile program of North Korea started in the late 1960-ies, but really began to develop in the 1970-ies.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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It is believed that the North Korean Navy have 260 amphibious assault ships.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Those who go to College, serve for five years after receiving a degree.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Today the North Korean army has more than 1.2 million active-duty military.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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Also, there are another 7.7 million in reserve.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Photo: Reuters

70% of army and 50% of the air and naval forces deployed on approximately 62 miles of the demilitarized land between North and South Korea as of 2014.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

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The air force of North Korea consists of more than 1300 aircraft. The last aircraft was received in 1999.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Photo: Reuters

The Soviet Union delivered Kim Il-sung led North Korea, which became known as the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea. His son, Kim Jong-Il, took the reins over after his death in 1994.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Photo: Reuters

After the Korean war, North and South Korea were divided. The Soviet Union controlled North Korea, the United Nations – South Korea.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

Photo: Reuters

The Korean war began in 1950, when 75 soldiers from the North crossed the border and invaded the South.
Армия КНДР изнутри: Опубликованы редкие фото сверхсекретной жизни военных

The air force of North Korea consists of more than 1,300 aircraft. The last aircraft was received in 1999. It is believed that the North Korean Navy have 260 amphibious assault ships and more than 1 thousand missiles, long, medium and short range.

Missile program of North Korea started in the late 1960-ies, but actively develop in the beginning of 1970-ies.

Interestingly, the citizens of North Korea can own a vehicle only if they are a military or government official.

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We will remind, South Korea refused to negotiate with North Korea on a military level.

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