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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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Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok for first summit

Meetings Thursday afternoon expected to address denuclearization, bilateral economic ties

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 25, 2019
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Kim Jong Un arrives in Vladivostok as meeting with Putin set for Thursday

Long-awaited DPRK-Russian summit expected to take place at nearby Russky Island

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 24, 2019
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Kim Jong Un crosses DPRK-Russia border, says visit “only the first step”

North Korean leader’s armored train arrived at Khasan at 1030 local time

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 24, 2019
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Kim Jong Un en route to Russia for summit with Vladimir Putin, state media says

North Korean leader leaves Pyongyang "at early dawn" via private train

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamApril 23, 2019
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Activity at Pyongyang’s May Day Stadium hints at early start for 2019 mass games

News follows reports earlier this week of ongoing outdoor practices in DPRK capital

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 23, 2019
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Speculation mounts that Vladivostok university to host Kim-Putin summit this week

Far Eastern Federal University may be ideal location due to seclusion, high-profile ties

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 22, 2019
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Mongolian foreign affairs delegation in Pyongyang for talks: KCNA

U.S. ally Mongolia seen as potential mediator in ongoing denuclearization negotiations

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 19, 2019
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Kim Jong Un’s chief secretary back in Vladivostok amid growing summit speculation

Kim Chang Son seen inspecting train station in Russian Far East city, RIA reported

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 18, 2019
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Biegun headed to Moscow for meetings over North Korean denuclearization: State

Trip comes amid growing speculation over possible DPRK-Russia summit in coming weeks

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 16, 2019
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North Korea requested Russia continue hiring laborers, despite ban: lawmaker

Cross-border bridge also raised in meetings with Russian Duma members in Pyongyang

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 16, 2019