September 28, 2022

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North Korean appeals 13-year sentence to Russian penal colony for 2019 attack

North Korean appeals 13-year sentence to Russian penal colony for 2019 attack

Fisherman was one of two sentenced to time for attack on Russian coast guard, and case will now go to higher court

North Korean appeals 13-year sentence to Russian penal colony for 2019 attack
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 25, 2022
What if North Korea stops publishing state media for international audiences?

What if North Korea stops publishing state media for international audiences?

Paranoia about leaks could compel regime to curtail access, cutting off key source of information about DPRK

What if North Korea stops publishing state media for international audiences?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 22, 2022
Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security
KOREA PRO

Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security

New President Yoon Suk-yeol seeks to boost domestic production to shield against future supply chain shocks

Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security
Kangkyu Lee
Kangkyu Lee July 22, 2022
Ukraine should make call on North Korean workers in Russia-controlled Donbas: US

Ukraine should make call on North Korean workers in Russia-controlled Donbas: US

State Department spokesperson says talk of DPRK-Donbas cooperation is ‘affront to the sovereignty’ of Ukraine

Ukraine should make call on North Korean workers in Russia-controlled Donbas: US
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 22, 2022
US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’

US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’

DPRK one of six countries that may target US citizens for use ‘as a bargaining chip,’ State Department says

US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 22, 2022
South Korea seeks reset with Japan. But does Tokyo want one too?
KOREA PRO

South Korea seeks reset with Japan. But does Tokyo want one too?

Yoon administration wants to shore up relations with largest democracy and US ally in region, but Japan has trust issues

South Korea seeks reset with Japan. But does Tokyo want one too?
Hyun-jun Yeo
Hyun-jun Yeo July 21, 2022
How Ukraine’s breakaway republics could fund North Korean nukes
NK PRO

How Ukraine’s breakaway republics could fund North Korean nukes

Proposed bilateral cooperation would violate sanctions and shows Russian support for UN resolutions is waning fast

How Ukraine’s breakaway republics could fund North Korean nukes
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 20, 2022
US recovers half million dollars stolen by North Korean hackers from hospitals
NK PRO

US recovers half million dollars stolen by North Korean hackers from hospitals

Justice Department links attack on medical centers in Kansas and Colorado to DPRK’s Maui ransomware campaign

US recovers half million dollars stolen by North Korean hackers from hospitals
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 20, 2022
North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year

North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year

DPRK one of 11 countries named as state sponsor of forced labor and trafficking in annual State Department report

North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 20, 2022
This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test
NK PRO

This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test

Beijing has pressured Pyongyang in past, but changed situation suggest seventh test may even serve China’s interests

This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test
John Petrushka
John Petrushka July 19, 2022
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