Basically, Koreans living in Russia today, are descendants of Koreans who migrated from the Northern part of Korea to Russia, in search of a better life. This happened, according to the documents, about 1864, although there is evidence that Koreans had settled before this time.
Russia is in General very favourably disposed towards Korean settlers. Seeing the peacefulness and diligence of the Koreans, Russia has not only allowed them to settle and work the land of the Primorsky territory, but also gave them their citizenship. The Koreans, who took Russian citizenship, began to consider it as their Homeland.
What actually makes people and Koreans to identify themselves as such? There are three markers that can be identificati Korean: last name, cuisine and traditions. To feel Korean, to save, first of all, the spirit of the people. And he is in compliance with the traditions, customs and ceremonies of this people. Not careful in their observance, and the preservation of the spirit.
Koreans, brought up on Confucian norms in relation to country, once in Russia, consider these States as their homeland.
Ancestors and parents. The worship of the ancestors of the Koreans changed from honoring ancestors to the fourth knee to the honoring of parents.
Spouses. Despite the fact that women sometimes earning more than her husband, had acquired Continue reading
After the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in the US are built different assumptions will change the nature of governance in North Korea under the new leadership.
The head of the Washington research organization “of the Asia-American initiative” the al Santoli believes that while no changes in North Korean system of government will not, no so-called “spring”, can not be expected, for to run the country remain the same generals.
— The North Koreans always remember that when Korea consisted of three kingdoms: in the South, in the Central part and the North. The inhabitants of the Northern Kingdom was always staring at his leader like a deity, spirit in the Mongolian tradition. The ruler is God. This tradition is quite compatible now with the Communist ideology. Many in the West do not understand the existence of such a symbiosis of Communist fanaticism with a long national tradition of North Korea. Therefore, regardless of intelligence, knowledge, talent of the head of the country, ensured the deification of him. Fanaticism and the tradition of deification — that is the reason for the slight intoxication of the people Continue reading