February 19, 2020

Where Russia stands on North Korea’s grave human rights problem
Moscow fears that raising DPRK human rights issues could bring political instability to its doorstep
Russian deputy foreign minister Igor Morgulov's visit to Pyongyang this week is bound once again to thrust Russia's role in Korean security into Washington's field of vision. This is especially true given that Morgulov's meeting comes on the heels of a recent spate of North Korean missile tests. Issues related to Korean security first and foremost center around the DPRK's WMD and ballistic