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North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls
Analysis

North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls

Continued activity at pandemic-era facilities suggests authorities see political value in strong inspection regime

North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 22, 2024
North Korea has sent 7K containers of weapons to Russia for Ukraine war: Seoul
News

North Korea has sent 7K containers of weapons to Russia for Ukraine war: Seoul

ROK defense chief says scale of arms trade increasing but that Seoul still won’t provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

North Korea has sent 7K containers of weapons to Russia for Ukraine war: Seoul
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 19, 2024
Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says
News

Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says

Statement by North Korean leader’s sister holds up ‘trustworthy’ Aurus Senat as symbol of growing bilateral cooperation

Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 16, 2024
Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port
News

Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port

Experts say Kum Ya may have engaged in ship-to-ship transfers and is likely delivering illicit cargo

Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 14, 2024
How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
Analysis

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea

DPRK trade trends point to greater medical need or shifting policies, suggesting Pyongyang would be open to aid

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
C. Yoonhee RyderC. Yoonhee Ryder | Kee B. Park March 12, 2024
Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
News

Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart

Shipping operation alleged to provide DPRK weapons for use against Ukraine had appeared to be on pause for a month

Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 11, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Analysis

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

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro March 1, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
Analysis

Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 to February 29, 2024

Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
NK ProNK Pro March 1, 2024
Russian ship rejoins North Korea weapons trade, only for operation to go on hold
Analysis

Russian ship rejoins North Korea weapons trade, only for operation to go on hold

Vessels linked to alleged arms shipments have not appeared at ports in recent weeks, possibly due to production issues

Russian ship rejoins North Korea weapons trade, only for operation to go on hold
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Colin Zwirko February 29, 2024
Russia obscures North Korea arms trade by moving operation out of military port
Analysis

Russia obscures North Korea arms trade by moving operation out of military port

Experts suggest Russia switched to using commercial port in response to international scrutiny of alleged weapons trade

Russia obscures North Korea arms trade by moving operation out of military port
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Colin Zwirko February 28, 2024
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