I detailed the risk of China invading North Korea in the past. The situation has not improved with Russia meddling in the area. This is clearly a move against the Chinese.
Tight secrecy surrounded the travel plans of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il Monday, as his armored train carried him toward a summit this week with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted unnamed intelligence sources as saying Mr. Kim would likely stop in the Siberian city of Skovorodino before continuing on to meet Mr. Medvedev on Wednesday. But China's Xinhua news agency said Mr. Kim had already arrived in Ulan-Ude, where the leaders are expected to discuss energy cooperation and other issues.