October 02, 2022

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Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Status of Russian-Koreans changed as DPRK-USSR relations fluctuated

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 8, 2013
NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6

NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6

Domestic North Korean TV coverage: Anniversaries, Iran, memorial services and summer vacation

NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath August 7, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Once a valued source of hard currency, repatriates from Japan have fallen on hard times

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 6, 2013
‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

"Fear and isolation are the main reasons for the North to keep those they distrust in camps" - Geir Helgesen

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza August 6, 2013
Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Behind the scenes at North Korea's highest legal institution where Americans go for sentencing

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin August 5, 2013
The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

From submarines to kindergartens, the two states used to share it all but have since grown apart

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations
Pham Thi Thu Thuy
Pham Thi Thu Thuy August 2, 2013
NK Media Watch – July 24 to 30

NK Media Watch – July 24 to 30

Victory Day celebrations dominate, including "march for peace" coverage and solidarity with Cuba

NK Media Watch – July 24 to 30
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath August 1, 2013
Road to nowhere: North Korea’s abandoned broken bridges

Road to nowhere: North Korea’s abandoned broken bridges

Crossing the rusty Chinese bridge to North Korea that stops a stone's throw from the border

Road to nowhere: North Korea’s abandoned broken bridges
James Pearson
James Pearson July 30, 2013
Which foreign faces stood out at North Korea’s military parade?

Which foreign faces stood out at North Korea’s military parade?

North Korea's leadership met political figures from 14 countries last week as part of "Victory Day" celebrations

Which foreign faces stood out at North Korea’s military parade?
Michael Madden
Michael Madden July 29, 2013
North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons – Lankov

North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons – Lankov

Few are brave enough to admit the obvious: North Korea is not going to abandon its nuclear weapons

North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons – Lankov
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 29, 2013