From Moscow to Pyongyang: How North Korea broke with Soviets and embraced China | NK News
July 22, 2024
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From Moscow to Pyongyang: How North Korea broke with Soviets and embraced China

The DPRK used the Korean War to start playing its allies off each other, a strategy it still employs to this day

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a multipart series examining the history of North Korea’s relationship with the Soviet Union and Russia and what it reveals about bilateral ties today.


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