May 20, 2022

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Anthony V. Rinna

Anthony V. Rinna is a Senior Editor with the Sino-NK research group. He’s lived in South Korea since 2014.

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Where Russia stands on North Korea’s grave human rights problem

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

Where Russia stands on North Korea’s grave human rights problem
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna August 14, 2019
What the Xiang Hai Lin 8 detention could mean for North Korea-Russia ties

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

What the Xiang Hai Lin 8 detention could mean for North Korea-Russia ties
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna July 30, 2019
Russian objectives in North Korea: the hardening view from Washington

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

Russian objectives in North Korea: the hardening view from Washington
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna July 22, 2019
What Russia stands to gain from closer military ties with North Korea

What Russia stands to gain from closer military ties with North Korea

Strengthening ties with DPRK likely part of wider security effort in Russia's Asia-Pacific periphery

What Russia stands to gain from closer military ties with North Korea
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna July 8, 2019
How Mongolia leverages its neutrality to influence diplomacy with North Korea

How Mongolia leverages its neutrality to influence diplomacy with North Korea

Ulaanbaatar is increasingly positioning itself as a mediating force

How Mongolia leverages its neutrality to influence diplomacy with North Korea
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna June 25, 2019
Peace on whose terms? The Sino-Russian vision for the Korean peninsula

Peace on whose terms? The Sino-Russian vision for the Korean peninsula

Cooperation with Moscow could drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington

Peace on whose terms? The Sino-Russian vision for the Korean peninsula
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna June 19, 2019
After the Kim-Putin summit, what next for North Korea-Russia ties?

After the Kim-Putin summit, what next for North Korea-Russia ties?

The Vladivostok meeting likely widened the gap between Moscow and Washington on DPRK issues

After the Kim-Putin summit, what next for North Korea-Russia ties?
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna May 14, 2019
First steps: what the Kim-Putin summit means for DPRK-Russia ties
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First steps: what the Kim-Putin summit means for DPRK-Russia ties

Despite positive start to personal relations, much work remains on the key issues

First steps: what the Kim-Putin summit means for DPRK-Russia ties
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna April 26, 2019
What to expect from a long-awaited Kim-Putin summit
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What to expect from a long-awaited Kim-Putin summit

Though the two have plenty to discuss, stalled nuclear diplomacy limits what can actually be achieved

What to expect from a long-awaited Kim-Putin summit
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna April 22, 2019
After months of speculation, will Kim Jong Un finally visit Russia?

After months of speculation, will Kim Jong Un finally visit Russia?

Talk of a pending summit must be read in the context of a two-decade long effort to rebuild ties

After months of speculation, will Kim Jong Un finally visit Russia?
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna April 7, 2019