May 18, 2022

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Information related to North Korean history

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Thousands of Koreans once escaped China for DPRK, but situation reversed in 1990s

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 12, 2013
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
Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row

Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row

Cooperation in the West Sea could bring opportunities, challenges for two Koreas

Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row
Matthew Clayton August 8, 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
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
Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Every North Korean is required to wear one, but where did they come from and how did it all start?

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin July 30, 2013
NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16

NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16

Birthday's, anniversaries and festivities

NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath July 18, 2013
Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?

Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?

‘Harem politics’ makes the ever contentious succession issue even more complicated

Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 5, 2013
NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

Coverage of Kim Jong Un’s Letter of Appeal, reporting of festivities honoring the beginning of the Korean War, and efforts taken by the government to ensure a better future

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath June 26, 2013
The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction

The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction

This Day in the History of the DPRK: June 25, JUCHE 38 (1950)

The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier June 25, 2013
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