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.
Moscow has moved to reassert its importance to the North Korea issue as DPRK-U.S. diplomacy has flagged
Good relations with Pyongyang are cold comfort to a Russian government eager to see nuclear talks produce results
Moscow's hopes of creating a forum for multilateral dialogue on DPRK issues may have been stalled, at least for now
Pyongyang hopes to use Russia's multilingual news outlets to shift the international narrative on the DPRK
At follow-up to April's Kim-Putin summit, Pyongyang and Moscow express growing solidarity as targets of U.S. sanctions
To what extent Pyongyang will cooperate with Moscow in enforcing maritime laws remains to be seen
Security and sanctions discussed at the international forum, but various disputes hindering progress
Both have short-term anti-U.S. goals, but Moscow could lose long-term to Beijing's rising influence
The vice foreign minister's recent DPRK visit highlights Moscow's slow and steady approach
Moscow fears that raising DPRK human rights issues could bring political instability to its doorstep
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