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Anniversary of Demise of Kim Jong Il Observed by Russian, Indian Papers
Pyongyang, December 22 (KCNA) -- Papers of Russia and India carried special write-ups on the occasion of the second anniversary of demise of leader Kim Jong Il.

The Russian paper Priamurskiye Vedomostsi on Dec. 16 carried an article titled "Snow and Kim Jong Il" illustrated with a portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il. It said:

Snow is what comes across people's minds first when looking back upon the life of Chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK Kim Jong Il.

Kim Jong Il was born in snowy Mt. Paektu and was bidden last farewell by people in snowy December. Snow gives refreshing feelings to the people and provides life-giving water to earth.

His life was as pure as snow.

His noble life will always be remembered in the hearts of the Koreans and all other people in the world.

New Delhi Times on December 12 devoted one whole page to a special write-up illustrated with a photo documenting his undying exploits.

The Indian And World Event on Dec. 14 also devoted one whole page to articles praising the revolutionary career of Kim Jong Il illustrated with a photo showing his revolutionary activities.

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