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Secure Russian naval base processed alleged North Korean arms shipments: Imagery
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Secure Russian naval base processed alleged North Korean arms shipments: Imagery

NK Pro analysis also shows at least 2 other ships involved in operation, appearing to back up US claims of weapons sales

Secure Russian naval base processed alleged North Korean arms shipments: Imagery
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Colin Zwirko October 16, 2023
North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US
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North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US

Transfer to support Ukraine war apparently occurred around time Kim Jong Un visited Far East last month

North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin October 14, 2023
Container shipping restarts at North Korea’s Rason Port as infamous ferry docks
Analysis

Container shipping restarts at North Korea’s Rason Port as infamous ferry docks

Trade at Rason SEZ on rise with first container shipping in 5 years, while Mangyongbong-92 in for possible upgrades

Container shipping restarts at North Korea’s Rason Port as infamous ferry docks
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 12, 2023
Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports
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Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports

Valiant’s appearance in DPRK ports may indicate ship’s purchase of or attempt to smuggle fossils or arms, experts say

Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin October 11, 2023
Chinese boats spotted fishing in North Korean waters likely violating sanctions
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Chinese boats spotted fishing in North Korean waters likely violating sanctions

Experts suggest companies operating vessels in waters close to Northern Limit Line bought fishing rights from Pyongyang

Chinese boats spotted fishing in North Korean waters likely violating sanctions
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll October 10, 2023
North Korea still isolating imports after easing visitor restrictions: Imagery
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North Korea still isolating imports after easing visitor restrictions: Imagery

Authorities appear to be quarantining items for one week near Chinese border in sign DPRK still fears COVID spread

North Korea still isolating imports after easing visitor restrictions: Imagery
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 29, 2023
Driving change in North Korea through people, not the regime – Ep. 308
North Korea News Podcast

Driving change in North Korea through people, not the regime – Ep. 308

Sokeel Park of Liberty in North Korea discusses need to focus more on DPRK citizens and not just country’s nukes

Driving change in North Korea through people, not the regime – Ep. 308
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News September 27, 2023
Famous North Korean ferry makes rare visit to port nearest to Russia
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Famous North Korean ferry makes rare visit to port nearest to Russia

NK News analysis shows Mangyongbong-92 at Rajin port, in sign it could transport goods or people between two countries

Famous North Korean ferry makes rare visit to port nearest to Russia
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer September 25, 2023
Timeline: From a historic summit to North Korea’s second failed satellite launch
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Timeline: From a historic summit to North Korea’s second failed satellite launch

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Aug. 1 – Aug. 31, 2023

Timeline: From a historic summit to North Korea’s second failed satellite launch
NK ProNK Pro September 1, 2023
Chinese ships appears to join race to recover North Korean space rocket wreckage
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Chinese ships appears to join race to recover North Korean space rocket wreckage

Data shows unusual vessel movement near splashdown zones, and experts say Beijing may have own reasons to fish up debris

Chinese ships appears to join race to recover North Korean space rocket wreckage
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin August 30, 2023
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