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Kim Jong Il's Exploits Praised by Russian Newspapers, Magazines
Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- Russian newspapers and magazines carried special write-ups on the occasion of the birth anniversary of general secretary Kim Jong Il.

The newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda on February 13 devoted one whole page to a special write-up illustrated with a portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il and a photo on his revolutionary activities.

The paper said in an article titled "The most important thing" that the greatest exploit he performed in the socialist cause was that he successfully settled the issue of succession to the leadership.

It noted in an article titled "He who embodied the Songun politics" that he formulated the Songun revolutionary line, Songun politics as a strategic line, an invincible socialist political mode to be held fast to permanently as long as imperialism exists and its moves for aggression persist.

The Feb. 13-20 issue of the newspaper Khabarovski Ekspres devoted one whole page to a special write-up interwoven with photos on his revolutionary activities and articles introducing the immortal exploits he performed in building a thriving socialist nation and in the struggle to achieve Korean reunification and the efforts to develop the friendly relations between the DPRK and Russia.

The internet magazine Hanber Journal carried articles praising his revolutionary career totally devoted to the country and its people, illustrated with a portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il and photos on his revolutionary activities and a photo of the dear respected Kim Jong Un from February 15 to 17.

Also posted on the magazine were videos showing that the service personnel and people of the DPRK significantly celebrated the Day of the Shining Star as the greatest national holiday, as well as Korean songs like "Our General Is the Best" and "General Star".

Articles titled "Korea does what it is determined to do", "Tribute to Generalissimos" and videos introducing the DPRK were posted on the internet newspaper Yedinaya Korea and the internet magazine Mar 12 on February 13 and 14.

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