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Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Panel of Experts set to dissolve later this year unless 11th-hour compromise can be reached

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 29, 2024
UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

Russia is expected to veto the extension of Panel of Experts’ mandate in New York, sources tell NK News

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 28, 2024
US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes

US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes

Joint measures aim to curtail DPRK’s efforts to obtain foreign currency via overseas IT workers and blacklisted banks

US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 28, 2024
State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups
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State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups

An in-depth analysis of the death of a 77-year-old organization, Vietnam ties, human rights criticism and more

State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 28, 2024
Russian spy chief visits North Korea, holds talks with head of secret police

Russian spy chief visits North Korea, holds talks with head of secret police

Two sides reportedly discussed countering espionage during trip, which expert calls sign of preparations for Putin visit

Russian spy chief visits North Korea, holds talks with head of secret police
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 28, 2024
After trial balloon, Kim Yo Jong says North Korea not interested in Japan talks

After trial balloon, Kim Yo Jong says North Korea not interested in Japan talks

Leader’s sister says DPRK will reject all contact with Tokyo, concluding summit offer was ‘politically motivated’

After trial balloon, Kim Yo Jong says North Korea not interested in Japan talks
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 27, 2024
US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

Allies seek to crack down on sanctions evasion supporting DPRK nuclear program amid dysfunction in UN sanctions regime

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 27, 2024
North Korean IT workers impersonating Japanese nationals to secure jobs: Tokyo

North Korean IT workers impersonating Japanese nationals to secure jobs: Tokyo

Japan advisory echoes warnings that DPRK overseas laborers are earning millions to fund Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions

North Korean IT workers impersonating Japanese nationals to secure jobs: Tokyo
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 26, 2024
Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan

Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan

Experts say reversal points to incoherent decision-making by a divided leadership weighing the future of COVID policies

Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan
Joe Smith
Joe Smith | Shreyas Reddy March 26, 2024
Wagner Group helped smuggle North Korean weapons to Russia: Report

Wagner Group helped smuggle North Korean weapons to Russia: Report

Russians conspired with DPRK officials in Syria to orchestrate arms transfers, member state tells UN Panel of Experts

Wagner Group helped smuggle North Korean weapons to Russia: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 26, 2024
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