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The Weirdest Moments From Kim Jong Un's First Visit to Russia

During North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s first visit to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin, social media was abuzz with video footage of the event’s most unconventional moments.

From Putin and Kim popping champagne to Kim’s guards wiping down train surfaces with white gloves, there was never a dull moment at this summit.

Watch our roundup of the highlights above.

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