February 23, 2020

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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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How secondary sanctions impact Russia's position on North Korea

Moscow sees the measures as part of a wider plan to undermine its foreign policy

Anthony V. Rinna September 30, 2018

Vladivostok's Eastern Economic Forum: what progress on North Korea?

Last week's event saw talk of economic cooperation, trilateral projects, and sanctions relief

Anthony V. Rinna September 16, 2018

What Kim Jong Un's decision to skip the Eastern Economic Forum means for Russia

That neither Kim or Moon will attend the Vladivostok EFF next month is a major setback for Russia

Anthony V. Rinna August 21, 2018

Why Russia continues to skirt North Korea sanctions

Moscow turns a blind eye to breaches of UN measures in the name of economic sustainability

Anthony V. Rinna August 7, 2018

Will Kim Jong Un meet Putin at the Eastern Economic Forum?

Moscow likely hopes a summit can help restore its dwindling relevance on the North Korean issue

Anthony V. Rinna July 31, 2018

After Moon's trip to Moscow, could a trilateral summit be in the works?

Pyongyang's openness to DPRK-Russia-ROK cooperation could speak to its broader intentions

Anthony V. Rinna July 2, 2018

Lavrov visits North Korea: what we learned

Ahead of the June 12 summit, the Kremlin has shown that it still enjoys influence

Anthony V. Rinna May 31, 2018

Where Russia stands after the inter-Korean summit

Largely excluded from diplomacy, Moscow is far more interested in future economic cooperation

Anthony V. Rinna May 3, 2018

Minister Ri goes to Moscow: Pyongyang's diplomatic offensive continues

Pyongyang is working hard to make sure its foreign policy remains as flexible as possible

Anthony V. Rinna April 10, 2018

After his Beijing summit, could Kim Jong Un meet with Vladimir Putin?

The timing is ripe for a Moscow-Pyongyang summit

Anthony V. Rinna April 2, 2018