June 06, 2023


Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.


North Korea demolishes homes around suspected nuclear site: Imagery

Activity near Kangson uranium enrichment facility on outskirts of Pyongyang likely part of rural development push

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 5, 2023

North Korea imports new Chinese electric vehicles for self-branded showroom

Display of EVs from Chinese automaker BYD at upscale Pyongyang neighborhood points to likely UN sanctions violations

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 2, 2023

South Korea to hold first military parade in downtown Seoul in 10 years

Plans for Sept. event come as North Korea steps up preparations for own military parade likely set for late July

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 1, 2023

Photos show new North Korean space rocket likely used ballistic missile engine

State media releases two images showing Chollima-1 rocket taking off from new launchpad before eventual failure

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 1, 2023

North Korea says it failed to launch spy satellite but will try again soon

Seoul issues ‘wartime alert’ to evacuate over launch, says space launch vehicle splashed down west of ROK

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 31, 2023

North Korea building secretive installation on razed airfield in Pyongyang

Buildings visible in satellite imagery and sensitive location near Kim mausoleum point to military or government purpose

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 16, 2023

North Korea appears to start major training for next military parade: Imagery

Hundreds of likely army trucks spotted at parade training grounds ahead of Korean War anniversary in July

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 15, 2023

China building giant trade and tourism zone across from North Korean ‘holy’ city

Company overseeing project promotes trade in sanctioned goods as key draw of new border crossing

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 8, 2023

North Korea went ‘too far’ by burning Yoon Suk-yeol in effigy, Seoul says

Anti-South propaganda campaign in full gear as DPRK state media seeks to amplify hatred for ‘puppet traitor’ president

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 5, 2023

State media review: North Korea marks May Day with Kim praise and cow prizes

An in-depth analysis of workers’ holiday celebrations, new animation episodes and mid-tier housing project coverage

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 4, 2023
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