Accessibility links

Breaking News

North Korean ‘Ghost Ships’ Deliver Grim Cargo To Russian Coast

Stricken, abandoned fishing vessels swept onto the beaches of Russia's Far East provide insight into conditions suffered by North Korean fishermen.


This image contains sensitive content which some people may find offensive or disturbing.
This image contains sensitive content which some people may find offensive or disturbing - Click to reveal
The body of a man discovered with the vessel. Journalist Aleksandr Krestov, from local media outlet VL.ru, told RFE/RL the body was still on the beach late on August 31, with police claiming it was the responsibility of local morticians to remove it.
16x9 Image

Amos Chapple

Amos Chapple is a New Zealand photojournalist with a particular interest in the former U.S.S.R.

16x9 Image

Ivan Gutterman

Ivan Gutterman is a social-media producer for RFE/RL's Central Newsroom.

XS
SM
MD
LG