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North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports
News

North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports

Expert says record number of exchanges in February point to preparations for Putin visit to Pyongyang later this year

North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 23, 2024
State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
Analysis

State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war

An in-depth analysis of spy flight complaints, criticism of US over Gaza, the Day of the Shining Star and more

State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung February 22, 2024
Unification ministry budgets $300K for new YouTube channel about North Korea
News

Unification ministry budgets $300K for new YouTube channel about North Korea

Channel will ‘inform’ public about DPRK as ministry pivots from promoting dialogue to drawing attention to human rights

Unification ministry budgets $300K for new YouTube channel about North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer February 22, 2024
Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city
News

Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city

Unification ministry says defectors testified about Korean War graves, a finding that could support remains recovery

Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Lina Park February 21, 2024
Interview: Human rights envoy says US isn’t just ‘wagging finger’ at North Korea
Interviews

Interview: Human rights envoy says US isn’t just ‘wagging finger’ at North Korea

Julie Turner says US is willing to discuss its own record with Pyongyang and responds to DPRK criticism of her work

Interview: Human rights envoy says US isn’t just ‘wagging finger’ at North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer February 21, 2024
US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea
News

US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea

Experts welcomed move which means NGOs can more easily conduct educational programs and peacebuilding efforts in DPRK

US eases restrictions on humanitarian and journalism activities in North Korea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer February 16, 2024
North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters
News

North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters

Data shows Kum Ya never made scheduled port call with expert suggesting unusual movement points to ship-to-ship transfer

North Korean vessel with shady past spotted loitering in Russian waters
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 16, 2024
Kim Yo Jong floats possible engagement between North Korea and Japan
News

Kim Yo Jong floats possible engagement between North Korea and Japan

But DPRK leader’s sister caveated statement as being her ‘personal views,’ adding conditions Tokyo must first meet 

Kim Yo Jong floats possible engagement between North Korea and Japan
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim February 16, 2024
North Korea slams US human rights envoy after her arrival in Seoul
News

North Korea slams US human rights envoy after her arrival in Seoul

While state media has slammed Julie Turner in previous statements, activists say this rhetoric was particularly harsh

North Korea slams US human rights envoy after her arrival in Seoul
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer February 15, 2024
State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
Analysis

State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of events for Kim Jong Il’s birth anniversary, regional development and an official visit to Russia

State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
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