February 29, 2024
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North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report
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North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report

Researchers find DPRK also used smuggling networks to source missile components from Europe and Asia

North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 21, 2024
North Korea-Japan women’s soccer match relocated from DPRK to third country
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North Korea-Japan women’s soccer match relocated from DPRK to third country

AFC confirms Olympic qualifier won’t be in Pyongyang, with Japanese media reporting game will take place in Saudi Arabia

North Korea-Japan women’s soccer match relocated from DPRK to third country
Joe SmithJoe Smith February 20, 2024
Chinese man in Australia faces extradition to US over North Korea smuggling
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Chinese man in Australia faces extradition to US over North Korea smuggling

Australian police arrested Jin Guanghua at US request for alleged role in raising cash for DPRK through tobacco sales

Chinese man in Australia faces extradition to US over North Korea smuggling
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 20, 2024
South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry
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South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry

Joint advisory asserts DPRK cybercriminals are stealing military tech to develop weapons like satellites and submarines

South Korea, Germany warn of North Korean cyberattacks against defense industry
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy February 20, 2024
Putin gives Kim Jong Un a car in violation of UN sanctions
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Putin gives Kim Jong Un a car in violation of UN sanctions

Latest exchange between Russia and North Korea comes amid ongoing weapons trade

Putin gives Kim Jong Un a car in violation of UN sanctions
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko February 20, 2024
North Korea says foreign acts won’t attend spring art festival in April
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North Korea says foreign acts won’t attend spring art festival in April

DPRK officials tell NK News that international artists will perform via video and tourism won’t resume for 2-3 months

North Korea says foreign acts won’t attend spring art festival in April
Joe SmithJoe Smith February 19, 2024
Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea
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Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea

ROK court convicts three South Koreans for spying for DPRK and accepting cash during period of inter-Korean detente

Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha Park February 19, 2024
North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
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North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

China-based company allegedly raised billions of dollars for DPRK regime’s slush fund despite sanctions restrictions

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea
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US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea

Experts welcomed move which means NGOs can more easily conduct educational programs and peacebuilding efforts in DPRK

US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer February 16, 2024
North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters
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North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters

Data shows Kum Ya never made scheduled port call with expert suggesting unusual movement points to ship-to-ship transfer

North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 16, 2024