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Living on the edge: Life in North Korea from across the border

Reuters photographer Damir Sagolj captures the lives of North Koreans along its border with China.

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Have you ever wondered how a road trip to the edge of North Korea would be? Reuters photographer Damir Sagolj has captured the lives on either side of the China-North Korea border. Here's a look at living on the edge, through his lens. (Image: Reuters)
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Have you ever wondered how a road trip to the edge of North Korea would be? Reuters photographer Damir Sagolj has captured the lives on either side of the China-North Korea border. Here's a look at living on the edge, through his lens. (Image: Reuters)

This sign stands in a field at the border between China and North Korea just outside Dandong, Liaoning province in China reads: "Take the initiative to preserve order along the border." (Image: Reuters)
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This sign stands in a field at the border between China and North Korea just outside Dandong, Liaoning province in China reads: "Take the initiative to preserve order along the border." (Image: Reuters)

A piece of cloth is used to make a gap between a barbed-wire fence near the closed bridge over the Yalu River on the Chinese side of the border along North Korea between the towns of Ji'an and Linjiang in China. (Image: Reuters)
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A piece of cloth is used to make a gap between a barbed-wire fence near the closed bridge over the Yalu River on the Chinese side of the border along North Korea between the towns of Ji'an and Linjiang in China. (Image: Reuters)

A North Korean watchtower is photographed from the Chinese side of the Yalu River east of Linjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A North Korean watchtower is photographed from the Chinese side of the Yalu River east of Linjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)

North Koreans are photographed from the Chinese side of the border as they stand beside the Yalu River near the town of Linjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)
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North Koreans are photographed from the Chinese side of the border as they stand beside the Yalu River near the town of Linjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)

A North Korean woman is photographed from the Chinese side of the border north of Dandong, China as she walks on the banks of the Yalu River just north of Sinuiju, North Korea. (Image: Reuters)
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A North Korean woman is photographed from the Chinese side of the border north of Dandong, China as she walks on the banks of the Yalu River just north of Sinuiju, North Korea. (Image: Reuters)

A North Korean man is photographed from north of Dandong, China along the border town of Changbai, as he rides a bicycle along the Yalu River in the North Korea's Hyesan. (Image: Reuters)
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A North Korean man is photographed from north of Dandong, China along the border town of Changbai, as he rides a bicycle along the Yalu River in the North Korea's Hyesan. (Image: Reuters)

North Koreans are photographed from the Chinese side of the border as they go about their chores in the freezing Yalu River. (Image: Reuters)
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North Koreans are photographed from the Chinese side of the border as they go about their chores in the freezing Yalu River. (Image: Reuters)

North Korean fishermen are seen as a Chinese flag flutters from the Broken Bridge as the sun sets over the Yalu River between the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in Liaoning Province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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North Korean fishermen are seen as a Chinese flag flutters from the Broken Bridge as the sun sets over the Yalu River between the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in Liaoning Province, China. (Image: Reuters)

Women walk across a bridge from an island on the Yalu River, dividing North Korea and China, in the town of Linjiang in Jilin province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Women walk across a bridge from an island on the Yalu River, dividing North Korea and China, in the town of Linjiang in Jilin province, China. (Image: Reuters)

People have their picture taken with North Korea in the background, in Tumen, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People have their picture taken with North Korea in the background, in Tumen, China. (Image: Reuters)

Women are photographed from the Chinese side of the border through binoculars fixed on a building on the Chinese side of the border for sightseers to get a glimpse of North Korea. These women are crossing the bridge from Namyang in North Korea to the town of Tumen in China. (Image: Reuters)
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Women are photographed from the Chinese side of the border through binoculars fixed on a building on the Chinese side of the border for sightseers to get a glimpse of North Korea. These women are crossing the bridge from Namyang in North Korea to the town of Tumen in China. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Apr 25, 2018 10:21 am
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