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July 19, 2024

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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.

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North Korea pays tribute to Xi Jinping in special mass games performance

Mass propaganda event returns for first time since suspension, though content appears China-tailored

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamJune 20, 2019
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Kim, Xi discuss denuclearization, economic development in first Pyongyang talks

Kim reportedly disappointed in lack of "active response from the concerned side" in nuclear talks

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 20, 2019
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Xi Jinping’s guesthouse in Pyongyang possibly new rapidly-built mansion complex

"Kumsusan Guesthouse" named in Chinese media may be new buildings across Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 20, 2019
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ICRC granted UN exemption to deliver health, water project supplies to North Korea

International Committee of the Red Cross says DPRK capacity in these areas "remained precarious"

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 19, 2019
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Sanctioned North Korean oil tanker spotted conducting relay ship-to-ship transfers

Footage represents third time An San 1 has been observed conducting STS transfers since March 2018

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 18, 2019
Expert Surveys

Kim Jong Un to host Xi Jinping for their first Pyongyang summit: experts react

What's on the agenda for the fifth Kim-Xi summit, and how will denuclearization talks be affected?

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 18, 2019
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Russian Far East governor says region plans to import apples from North Korea

Two sides also exchanging delegations soon to explore tourism boost: Primorye gov. Kozhemyako

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 14, 2019
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DPRK TV rebroadcasts Singapore summit documentary on one-year anniversary

Films of two meetings with Moon, Xi were not aired on their anniversaries, analysis shows

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 13, 2019
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Chinese tourist numbers in North Korea surge as 1000-per-day limit enforced

Single-day total at DMZ recently doubled highest number recorded last year, source says

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 12, 2019
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Bank Sputnik participated in Russian delegation to N. Korea last week: report

Sanctions exemptions previously given to Sputnik in the past for transfers to UN aid agencies

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 11, 2019