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Kim Jong Il's Songun Leadership Feats Praised by Russian Internet Magazine
Pyongyang, January 7 (KCNA) -- The Russian Internet magazine "Liv Zurnal" posted an article titled "20 years shining with victory and glory" on Dec. 31 last year on the 20th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's assumption of the supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army.

The army and people of the DPRK hailed Kim Jong Il's assumption of the supreme commandership of the KPA on December 24, 1991, the article said, and continued:

Kim Jong Il laid down the principle of Songun and bolstered the defence capability of the country in every way.

The political and ideological, military and technological might of the KPA has grown stronger under his wise guidance.

His preeminence, braveness and military leadership art have been proved by history and recognized by the world public over the past 20 years, it noted, and went on:

He made ceaseless long journeys for field inspection to mix with service personnel.

His untimely demise is a great loss not only to the Korean people but to progressive mankind.

Kim Jong Il who devoted his whole life to the prosperity of Korea and the socialist cause will live forever.

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