December 08, 2021

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Leo Byrne

Leo Byrne was the Data and Analytic Director at NK News. Follow him on twitter @LeoPByrne

News

UN releases emergency funding for cyclone damage in North Korea

UN Central Emergency Response Fund released $6 million to help vulnerable people in the DPRK

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 18, 2019
NK PRO
News

U.S.-sanctioned ship arrives in port near Chinese coal power plant

The vessel stopped signaling location after its arrival in the area

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 17, 2019
NK PRO
News

Imagery reveals near-constant activity at North Korean coal terminal in October

Planet imagery taken almost every day shows regular traffic despite sanctions

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 16, 2019
NK PRO
News

UN-sanctioned oil tanker with ties to North Korea appears near Chinese coast

Tanker has been involved in both ship to ship transfers and direct deliveries to the DPRK

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 15, 2019
NK PRO
News

Russian refined oil exports to North Korea bounce back in August: data

Shipments follow a similar trend to last year, numbers provided to the 1718 Committee show

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 11, 2019
NK PRO
News

North Korean ship sails with Kiribati flag, loiters near Shanghai

The case is the latest in a series of unusual DPRK vessel broadcasts and voyages

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 10, 2019
NK PRO
News

North Korea imports sanctioned items valued at over $300,000 from Russia in July

The shipments included electrical and industrial items covered by designated trade codes

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 10, 2019
News

North Korea touts ICBM developments in KCTV film

Documentary airs as talks with Washington grind to a halt

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneOctober 8, 2019
NK PRO
News

UN sanctioned ship appears near Myanmar

The vessel appeared to be headed for Yangon, though there are no docking records

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneSeptember 27, 2019
NK PRO
Analysis

North Korean reported oil imports up year on year: UN data

Though reported shipments are just a fraction of probable illicit inflows

Leo ByrneLeo ByrneSeptember 27, 2019
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