April 22, 2024

Foreign Relations

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Foibles and fears: Why Kim Jong Un cancelled his Russia visit

Foibles and fears: Why Kim Jong Un cancelled his Russia visit

Speculation of coup risk in Pyongyang or S. Korean president's decision not to attend unrelated

Foibles and fears: Why Kim Jong Un cancelled his Russia visit
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 1, 2015
Who takes North Korean citizenship?

Who takes North Korean citizenship?

In a mostly homogenous country, naturalized citizens constitute special cases

Who takes North Korean citizenship?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy May 1, 2015
North and South Korea: Toujours triste

North and South Korea: Toujours triste

Events at end of April, beginning of May highlight ongoing struggle for victims’ recognition on Korean Peninsula

North and South Korea: Toujours triste
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin April 29, 2015
Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014
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Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014

Analysis of 15 years of data shows huge declines in DPRK trade with countries outside of China

Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 28, 2015
North Korean workers in Russia up 20%
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North Korean workers in Russia up 20%

Russian, Chinese and Turkish workers make up 80% of foreign workforce

North Korean workers in Russia up 20%
Christopher Rivituso April 27, 2015
Documentary captures oddities of Rodman in North Korea

Documentary captures oddities of Rodman in North Korea

Film captures surreal sight of erratic, eccentric basketball player in the North's 'button-up' environment

Documentary captures oddities of Rodman in North Korea
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell April 24, 2015
American soldiers need to leave South Korea

American soldiers need to leave South Korea

Continuing U.S. presence helps Seoul avoid facing reality

American soldiers need to leave South Korea
Craig Urquhart
Craig Urquhart April 22, 2015
In wake of border reopening, a successful Pyongyang Marathon?

In wake of border reopening, a successful Pyongyang Marathon?

Despite last-minute technical setbacks, little sign of previous restrictions on foreigners entering this year’s marathon

In wake of border reopening, a successful Pyongyang Marathon?
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham April 20, 2015
North Korea, Russia sign road connection deal
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North Korea, Russia sign road connection deal

Deals between Moscow, Pyongyang keep coming as 'Year of Friendship' continues

North Korea, Russia sign road connection deal
Christopher Rivituso April 16, 2015
Why has a North Korean ship been in Mexico for nine months?
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Why has a North Korean ship been in Mexico for nine months?

Mexico undecided on what to do with sanctioned North Korean vessel, despite UN PoE recommendations

Why has a North Korean ship been in Mexico for nine months?
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 14, 2015