Disney characters entertain North Korean leader
AP: Disney characters including Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh performed for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an unusual performance.
"Featuring Disney characters signals that Kim may be seeking to carve out a different image than his father and grandfather by easing restrictions on Western culture, said Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korean studies professor based in Seoul, South Korea."
Photo: In this image from North Korean television, Disney characters perform alongside the Moranbong band in North Korea Friday. (AP Photo/KRT)

Disney characters entertain North Korean leader

AP: Disney characters including Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh performed for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an unusual performance.

"Featuring Disney characters signals that Kim may be seeking to carve out a different image than his father and grandfather by easing restrictions on Western culture, said Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korean studies professor based in Seoul, South Korea."

Photo: In this image from North Korean television, Disney characters perform alongside the Moranbong band in North Korea Friday. (AP Photo/KRT)

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