Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Jan. 1 to Jan. 31, 2024
Russia is using North Korean short-range ballistic missiles to strike Ukrainian cities, the U.S. and nearly 50 other countries said in a Jan. 9 statement, as Pyongyang’s support for Moscow’s invasion continues unabated.
DPRK armed forces staged four missile test events in January, including the country’s first-ever solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile launch and three cruise missile launches in less than a week, with Kim Jong Un attending at least one of these launches.
The North Korean leader ordered a constitutional change that codifies North and South Korea as separate countries, after Kim called
- 01How North Korean aggression and the Taiwan election complicate China-DPRK ties
- 02Satellite imagery shows Kim Jong Un’s east coast yacht, missile test activities
- 03State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
- 04Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans
- 05What to make of North Korea’s apparent interest in naval nuclear propulsion
- 06How North Korean defectors shape the policies of countries where they settle
- 07Slump in life insurance sector points to unreported COVID deaths in North Korea
- 08State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year