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Friday, 01 May 2015 - 13:35
Kim Jong-un snubs Russia after being refused 'special treatment'
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Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, refused an invitation to visit Moscow to mark the Soviet Union's victory in World War II because Russia refused to meet Pyongyang's demands for special treatment for the young dictator.

A spokesman for the Kremlin announced that Kim had "decided to stay in Pyongyang" due to "internal issues".

The North Korean leader's snub to Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, apparently came as a surprise to Moscow, which only hours earlier had indicated that preparations for Kim's first overseas visit since he inherited the country in December 2011 were well under way.
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