Kim Jong-un’s ex-sushi chef Kenji Fujimoto

The chef, who worked for ex-North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and now runs a Japanese restaurant in Pyongyang, aired his grief over only being able to serve North Korean fish on Fuji TV Monday. Kenji Fujimoto, as he goes by, returned to Japan in 2011 after being Kim’s household chef since the late 1980s, but returned in August 2016 ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump Says She ‘Always’ Wears a Mask Around Her Dad

Ivanka Trump, an advisor to the president, will accompany Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to Coastal Sunbelt Produce wholesaler on Friday to celebrate the launch of the USDA’s $3 billion “Farmers to Families Food Box” program. Read More »

Russia scales back WWII Victory Day celebration in Moscow

With coronavirus infections rising, President Vladimir Putin last month postponed the highlight of Victory Day celebrations, a massive parade on Red Square that showcases Moscow’s most sophisticated military hardware, to an unspecified date. Read More »

Experts doubt North Korea’s claim of zero cases

More than 200 countries and territories have reported coronavirus cases within their borders. One unlikely exception: North Korea, which claims to have had zero infections despite its 880-mile border with China, where the virus first emerged before spreading across the globe. Read More »

Russian official questions Vladimir Putin’s coronavirus

The Kremlin has ordered cinemas, nightclubs and children’s play areas across Russia to shut down indefinitely after a senior official issued a public warning to Vladimir Putin that the government’s official data underestimated the infections caused by the coronavirus. Read More »

Sergey Lavrov’ s 70th Birthday

Lavrov was born on 21 March 1950 in Moscow, to an Armenian father and a Russian mother from Georgia. His mother worked in the Soviet Ministry for Foreign Trade. Lavrov graduated from high school with a silver medal. Read More »