November 21, 2019

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Anthony V. Rinna

Anthony V. Rinna is an analyst on Russian foreign policy in East Asia for the Sino-NK research group. He currently resides in South Korea.

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At Moscow conference, slim progress on North Korea's "window of opportunity"

Moscow's hopes of creating a forum for multilateral dialogue on DPRK issues may have been stalled, at least for now

Anthony V. Rinna November 10, 2019

Why North Korean and Russian state media are joining forces to fight "fake news"

Pyongyang hopes to use Russia's multilingual news outlets to shift the international narrative on the DPRK

Anthony V. Rinna October 31, 2019

What to make of this week's North Korean-Russian parliamentary talks in Moscow

At follow-up to April's Kim-Putin summit, Pyongyang and Moscow express growing solidarity as targets of U.S. sanctions

Anthony V. Rinna October 23, 2019

Following high-seas incident, North Korea-Russia ties face an unusual test

To what extent Pyongyang will cooperate with Moscow in enforcing maritime laws remains to be seen

Anthony V. Rinna September 18, 2019

Why Russian efforts to push interests in Korea failed to gain traction at 2019 EEF

Security and sanctions discussed at the international forum, but various disputes hindering progress

Anthony V. Rinna September 10, 2019

Second among equals? Russia as China's "junior partner" on the Korean peninsula

Both have short-term anti-U.S. goals, but Moscow could lose long-term to Beijing's rising influence

Anthony V. Rinna September 3, 2019

Morgulov in Pyongyang: Russia's new "strategic patience" with North Korea

The vice foreign minister's recent DPRK visit highlights Moscow's slow and steady approach

Anthony V. Rinna August 18, 2019

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

Anthony V. Rinna August 14, 2019

What the Xiang Hai Lin 8 detention could mean for North Korea-Russia ties

The incident has irritated Russian officials and reminded many of the DPRK's unpredictability

Anthony V. Rinna July 30, 2019

Russian objectives in North Korea: the hardening view from Washington

Despite taking steps with sanctions, Moscow seen as hurdle to U.S. interests on the Korean peninsula

Anthony V. Rinna July 22, 2019
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