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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.

News

Pyongyang’s oldest department store undergoing facelift, photos show

Following prominent Daesong opening, activity also resumes at East Pyongyang Mall

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJuly 3, 2019
News

Russian deputy defense minister to discuss military cooperation in Pyongyang

Planned visit follows Putin’s repeated emphasis on DPRK security guarantees

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJuly 2, 2019
News

Myanmar shut North Korean restaurant in 2018 due to sanctions, government confirms

Questions over two countries’ military ties raised in recent UN report remain unanswered, however

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJuly 2, 2019
News

Trump arrives in Seoul for two-day summit with Moon, possible DMZ meeting with Kim

Dinner banquet with Moon scheduled for Saturday, with trip to Panmunjom Sunday

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 29, 2019
News

Trump’s DMZ summit offer “interesting,” but no official invitation received: Choe

North Korean first vice foreign minister Choe says meeting would be “meaningful”

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 29, 2019
Analysis

Yangdok hot springs and ski resort project taking shape as October deadline looms

Satellite imagery reveals scope of one of North Korea’s most-promoted new projects

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 28, 2019
News

Kim Jong Un’s likely official portrait featured again at new event marking chairmanship

First-of-its-kind event may also signal nature of changes to State Affairs Commission made in April

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 28, 2019
News

North Korean vessels exploiting tracking system flaws to evade sanctions: report

Report details how one ship’s spoofing methods reveal gaps in sanctions enforcement efforts

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 26, 2019
News

North Korean foreign ministry slams U.S. sanctions extension, spins Pompeo remarks

Trump last Friday renewed “national emergency” authorizing sanctions for one year

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 26, 2019
News

Top North Korean university opens new high-tech wing for consumer goods research

Kim Chaek University of Technology latest to receive sci-tech development center

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 25, 2019