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    •  Pyongyang, North Korea: North Koreans bow in-front of statues of the former leaders Kim Il-sung (left) and Kim Jong-il (right) at the Mansudae Grand Monuments
    • The center of Pyongyang.
    • The military parade marking the 100th birthday of late North Korea founder Kim Il Sung
    • Soldiers of the Korean People's Army gather at the Kim Il-sung Stadium.
    • Women in central Pyongyang.
    • North Koreans wait at a roadside for public transport in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea
    • Commuters walk inside Puhung subway station, or prosperity station, in Pyongyang, North Korea
    • AP10ThingsToSee- North Koreans enjoy a ride at the Kaeson Youth Amusement Park
    • Cyclist in Pyongyang, North Korea
    • Pyongyang, North Korea: A traffic policewoman directs cars.
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    Beneath all of the political issues surrounding the country, endless rumors about the country’s leadership, accusations of human rights abuses and claims about deadly labor camps, everyday life in North Korea goes on.

    Above: Pyongyang residents bow in front of statues of former leaders Kim Il-sung (left) and his son Kim Jong-il (right) at Mansudae Grand Monuments.

    North Korea, one of the world’s last closed societies, has always attracted global attention. This photo gallery reveals a fascinating, raw and unfiltered view of everyday life in North Korean capital Pyongyang.

    North Korea, one of the world’s last closed societies, has always attracted global attention. Beneath all of the political issues surrounding the country, endless rumors about the country’s leadership, accusations of human rights abuses and claims about deadly labor camps, everyday life in North Korea goes on. This photo gallery reveals a fascinating, raw and unfiltered view of everyday life in North Korean capital Pyongyang.

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