Fyodor Tertitskiy is a leading researcher at Seoul’s Kookmin University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you can buy here.
A major figure in DPRK studies, Suh bridged gaps with scholarship in English and shed light on regime during Cold War
Pyongyang views perestroika as lesson against reform, but Soviet leader’s rise shows how change could come even to DPRK
North Korean leader donning white military garb is gesture that seeks to diminish symbolic standing of his predecessors
Almost three decades after his death, stories claiming the North Korean founder was an imposter live on
In the chaos after World War II, Georgiy Fyodorov took decisive action to stop mistreatment of Japanese and Koreans
Predecessors Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il’s first decades in power suggest surprises in the years to come
Once the presumed successor to his brother, Kim Yong Ju played a key role in DPRK history but later fell out of favor
The country’s highest honor misspelled the DPRK’s name for years, as correcting the party was all but inconceivable
Report of DPRK’s new doctrine suggests Kim Jong Un wants to surpass his predecessors by copying their self-idolization
Czechoslovakia played a unique role on the Korean Peninsula during the Cold War, rubbing some the wrong way
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