February 26, 2024

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

North Korean art comes to London

North Korean art comes to London

Surprised? You shouldn’t be; N. Korean art has its charms

North Korean art comes to London
James Hoare
James Hoare November 28, 2014
How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian

How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian

New generation of island's ethnic Korean residents feel little kinship to North or South

How the Sakhalin Koreans became Russian
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 25, 2014
Why Kim Jong Un’s special envoy just met Vladimir Putin

Why Kim Jong Un’s special envoy just met Vladimir Putin

Renewed ties with Moscow may not prove as fruitful as Pyongyang believes

Why Kim Jong Un’s special envoy just met Vladimir Putin
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 20, 2014
What was Panetta thinking?

What was Panetta thinking?

Former U.S. defense secretary's revelations about going nuclear raise disquieting questions

What was Panetta thinking?
Tim Beal
Tim Beal November 20, 2014
The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion

The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion

Short-lived rebellion by Koreans of southern descent ultimately severed ties to ancestral homeland

The story of the Sakhalin Korean rebellion
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 20, 2014
Satellite imagery reveals China’s $350m suspension bridge to nowhere

Satellite imagery reveals China’s $350m suspension bridge to nowhere

Chinese media reports that bridge on hold "indefinitely" supported by latest Google Earth satellite imagery

Satellite imagery reveals China’s $350m suspension bridge to nowhere
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 18, 2014
Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda

Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda

Accustomed to communism’s realities, Sakhalin residents weren’t taken in by promises of paradise

Why Russian Koreans didn’t fall for Pyongyang propaganda
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 16, 2014
Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Exclusive interview with U.S. detainee reveals hurdles to getting arrested in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer November 14, 2014
Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners

Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners

The American angle and North Korea's psychological satisfaction

Straub: Why North Korea released its American prisoners
NK News
NK News November 14, 2014
Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Loss of Japanese control coming of Korean War left Sakhalin Koreans trapped

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 13, 2014