UN Photo: David Ohana
A street scene in Wonsan City, North Korea, in 2011.
Russian Government Photo
A May 9 military parade in Red Square.
Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Vicki Heyman, wife of the US ambassador.



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Quote of the Week

"I think it’s great. I’ve been doing my little happy dance all morning."

—Gerry Ritz regarding the WTO ruling on US country-of-origin labelling, in an interview May 19 with Canadian agriculture blogger Harry Siemens.



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