May 19, 2024

How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions

The Kremlin has expressed skepticism that more pressure on the DPRK is the answer

Update: This article was updated at 7.54am KT to correct an attributional error

Since the announcement of United Nations Security Resolution 2371, which included a range of sector-wide measures that could seriously impact Pyongyang’s foreign currency earning capabilities, Russia has made it increasingly clear that it is opposed to further sanctions against the North.

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