February 29, 2024
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A job like no other: Inside North Korea’s bid to recruit a German soccer coach
Features

A job like no other: Inside North Korea’s bid to recruit a German soccer coach

Gert Engels visited the DPRK to consider a job coaching the country’s best team, but authorities made it hard to leave

A job like no other: Inside North Korea’s bid to recruit a German soccer coach
Joe SmithJoe Smith February 28, 2024
Pyongyang International Film Festival set to return after 4-year hiatus
News

Pyongyang International Film Festival set to return after 4-year hiatus

Annual event typically open to international audiences but unclear whether regime will relent on travel controls

Pyongyang International Film Festival set to return after 4-year hiatus
Joe SmithJoe Smith February 13, 2024
Ask a North Korean: What was it like playing soccer professionally in the DPRK?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: What was it like playing soccer professionally in the DPRK?

A defector writes about his training schedule and the hurdles he faced trying to represent his country

Ask a North Korean: What was it like playing soccer professionally in the DPRK?
David February 13, 2024
Burgers and booze: A Russian man recalls his time at North Korean summer camp
Interviews

Burgers and booze: A Russian man recalls his time at North Korean summer camp

With Russian tourists set to embark to DPRK, Yuri Frolov recalls his visits to Pyongyang and Songdowon camp as a teen

Burgers and booze: A Russian man recalls his time at North Korean summer camp
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin February 8, 2024
North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from January 1, 2024 to January 31, 2024

North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro February 2, 2024
Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data
News

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

Experts say increase is likely due to deepening ties as number of Russians visiting DPRK also jumped in same period

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 23, 2024
Dutch firm organizing North Korea trip for foreign journalists in April
News

Dutch firm organizing North Korea trip for foreign journalists in April

GPI Consultancy says DPRK partners requested it start preparing for what could be first press mission in years

Dutch firm organizing North Korea trip for foreign journalists in April
Joe SmithJoe Smith January 17, 2024
Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum
Analysis

Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31

Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum
NK ProNK Pro January 2, 2024
North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro January 2, 2024
North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities
News

North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities

Expert says temporary rink is way for regime to keep ‘core constituency’ happy, while those in other areas go without

North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities
Joe SmithJoe Smith December 29, 2023
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