Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin , the current council... News Photo2013 North Korean Crisis,Awe,Diplomacy,Effort,Horizontal,Meeting,Missile,New York City,North Korea,Nuclear Weapon,Politics,Preparation,President,Round Four,Russia,Sanctions,UN Security Council,USA,United Nations,Voting,Waist Up,WeaponPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin (C), the current council president, prepares to vote at a U.N. Security Council meeting on imposing a fourth round of sanctions against North Korea in an attempt to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile programs on March 7, 2013 in New York City. North Korea vowed today to launch a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)