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June 20, 2024

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Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties

Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties

Delegations from Far East and culture ministry mark latest push to expand cooperation beyond arms sales for Ukraine war

Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 19, 2024
Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea

Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea

Expert raises concerns that Moscow may be using commercial freighter to conceal arms transfers from DPRK for Ukraine war

Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 13, 2024
North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere

North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere

Air Koryo trots out Soviet-era Ilyushin Il-18 to show off new skyscrapers in Pyongyang in novel form of domestic tourism

North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 12, 2024
Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers

Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers

Tour is second to DPRK since country began to ease COVID controls, with two more scheduled for coming weeks

Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 8, 2024
Russian tourists depart for North Korea as part of first tour since pandemic

Russian tourists depart for North Korea as part of first tour since pandemic

Tour manager told NK News that 97 Russian nationals boarded flight from Vladivostok for trip to Pyongyang and ski resort

Russian tourists depart for North Korea as part of first tour since pandemic
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin February 9, 2024
North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says

North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says

Only small fraction of airfields have drone detection tech, Seoul confirms, but level of danger posed is less certain

North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park January 31, 2024
Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

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 Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 23, 2024
First tour to North Korea already at capacity, Russian travel firm says

First tour to North Korea already at capacity, Russian travel firm says

Over 100 people have reportedly signed up for tour organized with Far East region in effort to promote travel to DPRK

First tour to North Korea already at capacity, Russian travel firm says
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 16, 2024
Russian Far East eyes launch of passenger rail service to North Korea in 2024

Russian Far East eyes launch of passenger rail service to North Korea in 2024

Primorsky Krai wants to use trains for tourism, though experts say long journeys and low demand remain obstacles

Russian Far East eyes launch of passenger rail service to North Korea in 2024
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 15, 2024
Predicting 2024: Why the writing is on the wall for an inter-Korean border clash
NK PRO

Predicting 2024: Why the writing is on the wall for an inter-Korean border clash

In first of two-part series, NK Pro forecasts the biggest North Korea developments in the year ahead

Predicting 2024: Why the writing is on the wall for an inter-Korean border clash
NK Pro
NK Pro January 10, 2024
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