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In Pics: Everyday life in North Korea's capital Pyongyang

From ice-skating traffic policemen to the dresses on sale, photographer David Guttenfelder has captured the everyday life of Pyongyang’s citizens.

ASSOCIATION PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER David Guttenfelder has been documenting life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang over the last number of months.

From ice-skating traffic policemen to the dresses on sale, his shots capture the everyday life of its citizens.


North Korean soldiers and civilians pose for souvenir photos in front of a fountain as they tour the grounds of Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum where the bodies of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il lie embalmed. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


A North Korean soldier hurries along a sidewalk covered in fallen cherry blossoms in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


Dresses and suits displayed in a dress shop in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


A sign showing photos of example haircuts hangs in a barbershop in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


North Koreans walk along a Pyongyang street as seen through a coffee shop window curtain. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


A woman walks on a Pyongyang street in front of the pyramid-shaped 105-story Ryugyong Hotel, which North Korea began building in 1987 and has yet to complete. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


Off-duty North Korean traffic policemen lace up ice skates at an ice skating rink in Pyongyang. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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