July 11, 2020

North Korea and Russia: what to expect in the coming months
Keeping a low-profile may best serve Moscow's interests — at least for now

Pyongyang's relationships with the great powers have in many ways been front and center at the onset of the new year.

Speculation over the "when" and "where" for a second summit between the American and North Korean leadership has been ongoing, interrupted only by Kim Jong Un's fourth meeting with Xi Jinping. Kim Yong Chol's visit to the U.S., furthermore, has propelled conjecture over the immediate future of Pyongyang-Washington relations.