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June 17, 2024

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Anton Sokolin

Anton Sokolin is the data correspondent at NK News. He previously worked at Reuters, TASS and the Korea Trade Promotion Corporation (KOTRA).

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Putin to visit North Korea from Tuesday for summit with Kim Jong Un: Kremlin

Putin to visit North Korea from Tuesday for summit with Kim Jong Un: Kremlin

Russian leader’s first trip to country in 20 years comes amid global scrutiny of DPRK arms shipments for use in Ukraine

Putin to visit North Korea from Tuesday for summit with Kim Jong Un: Kremlin
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 17, 2024
North Korea has added 20 nukes to arsenal since last year, think tank estimates

North Korea has added 20 nukes to arsenal since last year, think tank estimates

Researchers say DPRK has enough fissile material for 90 warheads, expressing concern over pursuit of tactical weapons

North Korea has added 20 nukes to arsenal since last year, think tank estimates
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 17, 2024
Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards

Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards

Expert says countries may seek to ‘rewild’ rare species in DPRK, noting challenges due to lack of food and habitat

Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 14, 2024
North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief

North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief

Expert says trip underscores growing ties and could feature discussions on overseas workers and security for Putin visit

North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 11, 2024
Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires
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Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires

NK Pro analysis shows dozens of fires raged this spring, and expert say DPRK isn’t ready for bigger blazes to come

Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 10, 2024
Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service

Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service

Far East tourism agency reveals officials joined trial run of passenger train from Khasan to Tumangang in DPRK

Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 10, 2024
Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years

Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years

Forty-one Russian nationals left from Far East after local governor floated rail resumption last month

Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 6, 2024
Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South

Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South

Vladimir Putin defended DPRK’s nukes and expressed ‘appreciation’ to Seoul for not delivering weapons to Ukraine

Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 6, 2024
Cargo ship docks at Russian coal terminal in North Korea for first time in years
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Cargo ship docks at Russian coal terminal in North Korea for first time in years

Vessel’s visit to Rason port appears to mark first known coal transshipment under joint project since before pandemic

Cargo ship docks at Russian coal terminal in North Korea for first time in years
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 4, 2024
EU blacklists Russian governor for gifting kamikaze drones to Kim Jong Un

EU blacklists Russian governor for gifting kamikaze drones to Kim Jong Un

Primorsky Krai leader helped DPRK evade sanctions, EU says, also designating Russian firm and DPRK nationals

EU blacklists Russian governor for gifting kamikaze drones to Kim Jong Un
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 3, 2024
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