August 19, 2022

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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.

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‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

DPRK leader’s sister rejects all future offers and says South Korea ‘scared’ of the missile tested Wednesday

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 19, 2022
North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared
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North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared

Imagery shows movement at freight intake platforms after Kim Jong Un ordered ‘reexamination’ of COVID border policies

North Korea eyes China border trade resumption as quarantine center cleared
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 16, 2022
China resumes North Korea border tourism despite COVID restrictions on DPRK side

China resumes North Korea border tourism despite COVID restrictions on DPRK side

Reopened attractions could pose test to Pyongyang, which fears new variants could spread across the border

China resumes North Korea border tourism despite COVID restrictions on DPRK side
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Colin Zwirko August 15, 2022
North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus

North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus

DPRK leader proclaims victory at event in Pyongyang, as his sister threatens South Korea for allegedly spreading virus

North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus
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Colin Zwirko August 11, 2022
Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view
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Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view

Satellite imagery captures vessel near new mansions on east coast in sign that Kim is vacationing

Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view
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Colin Zwirko August 10, 2022
Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery
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Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery

State media reports over 4 inches of rain in region Sunday that may have disrupted work on construction camp, warehouse

Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery
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Colin Zwirko August 9, 2022
North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

Supreme People’s Assembly also passes aerospace development law ahead of full session announced for Sept. 7

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies
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Colin Zwirko August 8, 2022
North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang
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North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang

Satellite imagery reveals recent work to remove theater, hotel and other assets owned by Seoul and Hyundai Asan

North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang
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Colin Zwirko August 5, 2022
Goods clearing out of North Korean disinfection zone 3 months after trade freeze
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Goods clearing out of North Korean disinfection zone 3 months after trade freeze

Satellite imagery appears to reconfirm suspected quarantine period for DPRK’s overland imports from China

Goods clearing out of North Korean disinfection zone 3 months after trade freeze
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 3, 2022
North Korea confirms plan to send workers to Russia-occupied Ukraine

North Korea confirms plan to send workers to Russia-occupied Ukraine

Donetsk breakaway state says its leader also seeks meeting with Kim Jong Un as two sides hold talks in Moscow

North Korea confirms plan to send workers to Russia-occupied Ukraine
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Colin Zwirko August 2, 2022
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