May 27, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Anthony V. Rinna

Anthony V. Rinna

Anthony V. Rinna is a Senior Editor with the Sino-NK research group. He's lived in South Korea since 2014.

Analysis

Following high-seas incident, North Korea-Russia ties face an unusual test

To what extent Pyongyang will cooperate with Moscow in enforcing maritime laws remains to be seen

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaSeptember 18, 2019
Analysis

Why Russian efforts to push interests in Korea failed to gain traction at 2019 EEF

Security and sanctions discussed at the international forum, but various disputes hindering progress

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaSeptember 10, 2019
Analysis

Second among equals? Russia as China’s “junior partner” on the Korean peninsula

Both have short-term anti-U.S. goals, but Moscow could lose long-term to Beijing's rising influence

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaSeptember 3, 2019
Analysis

Morgulov in Pyongyang: Russia’s new “strategic patience” with North Korea

The vice foreign minister's recent DPRK visit highlights Moscow's slow and steady approach

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaAugust 18, 2019
Analysis

Where Russia stands on North Korea’s grave human rights problem

Moscow fears that raising DPRK human rights issues could bring political instability to its doorstep

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaAugust 14, 2019
Analysis

What the Xiang Hai Lin 8 detention could mean for North Korea-Russia ties

The incident has irritated Russian officials and reminded many of the DPRK's unpredictability

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJuly 30, 2019
Analysis

Russian objectives in North Korea: the hardening view from Washington

Despite taking steps with sanctions, Moscow seen as hurdle to U.S. interests on the Korean peninsula

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJuly 22, 2019
Analysis

What Russia stands to gain from closer military ties with North Korea

Strengthening ties with DPRK likely part of wider security effort in Russia's Asia-Pacific periphery

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJuly 8, 2019
Analysis

How Mongolia leverages its neutrality to influence diplomacy with North Korea

Ulaanbaatar is increasingly positioning itself as a mediating force

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJune 25, 2019
Analysis

Peace on whose terms? The Sino-Russian vision for the Korean peninsula

Cooperation with Moscow could drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJune 19, 2019
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