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What might North Korea expect from Russia?

What might North Korea expect from Russia?

Looking at history to determined what Pyongyang, Moscow may want in bilateral economic relations

What might North Korea expect from Russia?
Georgy Bulychev April 2, 2015
N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft

N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft

North Korean-produced aircraft reproductions of foreign designs

N. Korea manufacturing own light aircraft
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 1, 2015
North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation

North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation

Pro-emancipation rhetoric, need for female labor, clashes with engrained patriarchal ideas

North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 31, 2015
North Korea-China February trade roundup
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North Korea-China February trade roundup

Most of DPRK's fuel, electronics, food imports down in February, lower exports revenues from coal continue

North Korea-China February trade roundup
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 30, 2015
North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization

North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization

Government body adopting global standards, rhetoric as state media acknowledges para-athletic accomplishments

North Korea’s treatment of disabled improving: organization
Michael Hill March 28, 2015
U.S. acknowledges North Korean submarine-launched ballistic missile

U.S. acknowledges North Korean submarine-launched ballistic missile

New missile could provide significant deterrent, propaganda value to Pyongyang

U.S. acknowledges North Korean submarine-launched ballistic missile
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson March 25, 2015
North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military

North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military

Number of factors keep North's steel production from operating at or near full potential

North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military
Christopher Rivituso March 25, 2015
North Korean oil tankers change delivery routes
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North Korean oil tankers change delivery routes

Analysis shows tanker fleet more active in March, two tankers sailing very close to South Korea

North Korean oil tankers change delivery routes
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 24, 2015
No one knows North Korea’s GDP

No one knows North Korea’s GDP

Pyongyang remains secretive about even minor data, leaving rest of world to guess

No one knows North Korea’s GDP
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 24, 2015
South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD

South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD

Deployed or not, missile defense system likely to remain a contentious issue

South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 24, 2015