May 22, 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

Ri Yong Ho in Ulaanbaatar: where the DPRK-Mongolia relationship goes from here

Mongolia continues its push to serve as a third-party mediator

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaDecember 9, 2018
Analysis

Why Moscow sent a top Orthodox Church official to Pyongyang

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev's DPRK visit last week was more about politics than faith

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaDecember 3, 2018
Analysis

Comrades no more: North Korea-Romania relations, 70 years on

Once close, Bucharest-Pyongyang ties have cooled in the post Cold War years

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaNovember 19, 2018
Analysis

Why Russia and Mongolia want summits with the North Korean leader

From gaining prestige to charting an independent policy, both have good reason to meet with Kim

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaNovember 12, 2018
Analysis

Why Choe Son Hui went to Moscow

The vice foreign minister's visit comes as Russia shores up ties and pushes for a summit with Kim

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaOctober 10, 2018
Analysis

How secondary sanctions impact Russia’s position on North Korea

Moscow sees the measures as part of a wider plan to undermine its foreign policy

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaSeptember 30, 2018
Analysis

Vladivostok’s Eastern Economic Forum: what progress on North Korea?

Last week's event saw talk of economic cooperation, trilateral projects, and sanctions relief

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaSeptember 16, 2018
Analysis

What Kim Jong Un’s decision to skip the Eastern Economic Forum means for Russia

That neither Kim or Moon will attend the Vladivostok EFF next month is a major setback for Russia

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaAugust 21, 2018
Analysis

Why Russia continues to skirt North Korea sanctions

Moscow turns a blind eye to breaches of UN measures in the name of economic sustainability

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaAugust 7, 2018
Analysis

Will Kim Jong Un meet Putin at the Eastern Economic Forum?

Moscow likely hopes a summit can help restore its dwindling relevance on the North Korean issue

Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. RinnaJuly 31, 2018
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