Fyodor Tertitskiy is an expert in North Korean politics and the military and a contributor to NK News and NK Pro. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you buy here.
Pyongyang saw the fall of its longstanding backer with understandable trepidation
Questions over Kim's role in suppressing Sixth Corps coup plot remain
Next week's meetings will be the first in three years
The famous memorial has weathered the ups and downs of the DPRK-Russian relationship
73 years since its outbreak, the war's impact is often understated
An official document reveals the division of the peninsula could have been avoided
65 years on, a temporary agreement has become the new normal
Several members of the DPRK elite have met their end in mysterious automotive accidents
From "dotard" to bad grammar: it's typically better for researchers to use the original source
The worsening health of his father led to a speedy propaganda effort to anoint the new leader
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