September 24, 2023

By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry

Recognizing pseudo-states marks radical shift for North Korea, but cuddling up to Moscow could make peninsula safer

The following article is an opinion piece by Aidan Foster-Carter, an honorary senior research fellow in sociology and modern Korea at Leeds University in England. Views expressed in opinion articles are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.