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Kim Jong Il's Birth Anniversary Observed in Russia
Pyongyang, February 14 (KCNA) -- The Kimjongilia, Korean photo, book and handicraft exhibition opened with due ceremony in Nakhodka, Russia on February 7 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.

Displayed on the front of the exhibition hall were the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

On display there were photos documenting the exploits of Kim Jong Il and supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

Also displayed were works of the peerlessly great persons, books introducing Songun Korea and handicrafts associated with the wisdom and talents of the Korean people.

The participants laid a floral basket before the portraits and paid tribute to them.

The first vice mayor of Nakhodka City in his speech said that he was glad that the exhibition opened in the city on the occasion of the 72nd birth anniversary of Kim Jong Il, expressing belief that the Korean people will achieve great success in building a thriving nation under the leadership of Kim Jong Un who is carrying forward the cause of Kim Jong Il.

The exhibition will last till February 23.

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