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.
Though summit outcomes were likely disappointing, it's business as usual for the Kremlin
Moscow welcomes improving ties, though fears being marginalized as talks progress
The high-profile meeting saw regional players stake out their positions ahead of the second summit
A meeting in Moscow this week shed some light on how parliamentarians hope to work with Pyongyang
Keeping a low-profile may best serve Moscow's interests — at least for now
Mongolia continues its push to serve as a third-party mediator
Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev's DPRK visit last week was more about politics than faith
Once close, Bucharest-Pyongyang ties have cooled in the post Cold War years
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The vice foreign minister's visit comes as Russia shores up ties and pushes for a summit with Kim
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