How has communism affected North Korea?

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Officially, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as "North Korea" and "Korea DPR") operates under a Juche socialist republic-type government, not a communism. However, in the eyes of the outside public, North Korea is a communist country and, in some extreme views, a dictatorship.


A Juche-style government relies heavily on the motto of "self-dependence". Because of this, North Korea is an extremely isolated nation, torn from the outside world. And, as a result, North Korea's economy reflects on this.
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How did the Korean War affect the people of North Korea?

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How North Korea and South Korea different?

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What is North Korea?

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What are the capitals of North Korea and South Korea?

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How do you get into North Korea?

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Is communism working in North Korea?

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When was South Korea invaded by North Korea?

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