October 06, 2022

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Fyodor Tertitskiy

Fyodor Tertitskiy is a leading researcher at Seoul’s Kookmin University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you can buy here.

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Leader, Sun, Mentor, Guide: How North Korean leaders choose their titles

Leader, Sun, Mentor, Guide: How North Korean leaders choose their titles

Great care is taken to give North Korea’s supreme leadership a sufficiently exalted set of monikers

Leader, Sun, Mentor, Guide: How North Korean leaders choose their titles
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy January 19, 2015
North Korea’s passports, and how they use them

North Korea’s passports, and how they use them

Yes, the North has passports, and has them for more than one type of visit abroad

North Korea’s passports, and how they use them
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 29, 2014
The boundaries of identity on the NK-China border

The boundaries of identity on the NK-China border

Those benefitting most now would be most disenfranchised in the event of unification

The boundaries of identity on the NK-China border
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 26, 2014
The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

North Korea once celebrated help in establishing its independence; now it barely acknowledges it

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 15, 2014
The party’s 10 principles, then and now

The party’s 10 principles, then and now

Evolution of party credo shows effort to elevate Kim Jong Il, the Worker’s Party

The party’s 10 principles, then and now
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 11, 2014
Being a minor party in the North

Being a minor party in the North

In a totalitarian regime, what do N. Korea’s other political blocs do?

Being a minor party in the North
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy November 26, 2014
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