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June 17, 2024

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ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea

ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea

Lee Jae-myung is accused of conspiring with officials to send $8M to the DPRK during his tenure as Gyeonggi governor

ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Lina Park June 12, 2024
North Korea sprucing up giant deserted beach resort to finally welcome guests
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North Korea sprucing up giant deserted beach resort to finally welcome guests

Satellite imagery shows road paving at Wonsan-Kalma resort and new work on arena, 4 years after original deadline

North Korea sprucing up giant deserted beach resort to finally welcome guests
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 12, 2024
Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South

Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South

Vladimir Putin defended DPRK’s nukes and expressed ‘appreciation’ to Seoul for not delivering weapons to Ukraine

Russia to promote ties with North Korea while eyeing collaboration with South
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 6, 2024
North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | NK Pro June 3, 2024
Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
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Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 to May 31, 2024

Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
NK Pro
NK Pro June 3, 2024
US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

Census Bureau data shows multiple shipments of apparent private aid since November, the first in seven years

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid
Lina Park
Lina Park May 31, 2024
State media review: North Korea blasts UN chief over satellite launch criticism
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State media review: North Korea blasts UN chief over satellite launch criticism

An in-depth analysis of statement against secretary-general, new houses for farmers and a campaign to catch more fish

State media review: North Korea blasts UN chief over satellite launch criticism
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 30, 2024
North Korea appears to transfer $20M from crypto wallet in push to cash out
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North Korea appears to transfer $20M from crypto wallet in push to cash out

Transfer from DPRK-linked account hints at Pyongyang’s urgent need for funds to support strategic goals, expert says

North Korea appears to transfer $20M from crypto wallet in push to cash out
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 29, 2024
Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Designation of nearly 20 people and entities follows Five Eyes sanctions targeting DPRK arms exports for use in Ukraine

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 24, 2024
North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
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North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push

Kim Jong Un’s latest factory tour suggests even unfinished facility may be operational amid arms sales to Russia

North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 23, 2024
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