June 03, 2023


Anton Sokolin

Anton Sokolin is the data correspondent at NK News. He previously worked at Reuters, TASS and the Korea Trade Promotion Corporation (KOTRA).


IMO condemns North Korean missile launches as ‘serious threat’ to ship traffic

Seoul says UN maritime body issued first resolution on DPRK missiles, hours after failed satellite debris fell into sea

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinJune 1, 2023

UN puts North Korea on hunger watchlist over food insecurity concerns

Forecast warns extreme weather may have impacted farming, but does not name DPRK as global ‘hunger hotspot’

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinMay 31, 2023

New report details North Korea’s tactics to illegally sell firearms abroad

Guide from Swiss organization aims to help governments ‘detect and interdict’ DPRK arms sales that violate sanctions

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinMay 29, 2023

North Korean hackers hit Microsoft servers with ‘reconnaissance’ malware: Report

Cybersecurity firm says Lazarus Group targeted ‘poorly managed’ devices in possible effort to steal system credentials

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinMay 26, 2023

1 in 10 North Koreans faces modern slavery, highest prevalence in world: Report

Global Slavery Index finds DPRK to blame for forced labor, human trafficking and other constraints on individual freedom

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinMay 25, 2023

North Korean vessel issued warning to ROK cargo ship sailing in East Sea: Seoul

DPRK crew gestured for ship to sail out farther into international waters earlier this month, oceans ministry says

Anton SokolinAnton SokolinMay 23, 2023