August 17, 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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The UN General Assembly: will Kim Jong Un attend?
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The UN General Assembly: will Kim Jong Un attend?

North Korean leader could go if he wants, but Trump may still have a say

The UN General Assembly: will Kim Jong Un attend?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 7, 2018
Kim Jong Un’s public appearances in August: returning to the routine
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Kim Jong Un’s public appearances in August: returning to the routine

Criticisms during on-the-spot guidance visits continued during otherwise routine month

Kim Jong Un’s public appearances in August: returning to the routine
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 6, 2018
How sourcing for North Korean studies has changed over time

How sourcing for North Korean studies has changed over time

Access to documents from 70s and 80s 'dark era' still most difficult, but may improve in future

How sourcing for North Korean studies has changed over time
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 4, 2018
How far can Moon go at his upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un?
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How far can Moon go at his upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un?

Analysis suggests the South Korean President will take a cautious approach

How far can Moon go at his upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 31, 2018
Photo review: August 2018 propaganda messages and posters in North Korea
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Photo review: August 2018 propaganda messages and posters in North Korea

Anti-American posters remain in some museums, ongoing focus on New Years' Speech

Photo review: August 2018 propaganda messages and posters in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 28, 2018
The meaning of North Korea’s “Songun Day”

The meaning of North Korea’s “Songun Day”

The DPRK's "military first" policy never had major policy implications

The meaning of North Korea’s “Songun Day”
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 23, 2018
Goodbye, Gorby: How North Korea saw the final days of the Soviet Union

Goodbye, Gorby: How North Korea saw the final days of the Soviet Union

Pyongyang saw the fall of its longstanding backer with understandable trepidation

Goodbye, Gorby: How North Korea saw the final days of the Soviet Union
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 22, 2018
KPA Marshal Kim Yong Chun dead at 82

KPA Marshal Kim Yong Chun dead at 82

Questions over Kim's role in suppressing Sixth Corps coup plot remain

KPA Marshal Kim Yong Chun dead at 82
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 17, 2018
The troubled, tragic history of inter-Korean family reunions

The troubled, tragic history of inter-Korean family reunions

Next week's meetings will be the first in three years

The troubled, tragic history of inter-Korean family reunions
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 16, 2018
A brief history of Pyongyang’s Liberation Monument

A brief history of Pyongyang’s Liberation Monument

The famous memorial has weathered the ups and downs of the DPRK-Russian relationship

A brief history of Pyongyang’s Liberation Monument
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 14, 2018
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