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North Korea’s boisterous Olympic cheering squad ‘closely watched’ by regime: expert

If you have been watching the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, you’ve probably noticed a parka-clad cheer squad on the sidelines, chanting, swaying and waving in unison.

The cheer squad arrived in South Korea on Feb. 7, alongside a dozen taekwondo athletes, journalists and four North Korea Olympic committee members.


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