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June 21, 2024

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The unusual Orthodox church set to star in Putin’s state visit to North Korea

The unusual Orthodox church set to star in Putin’s state visit to North Korea

Church of the Life-giving Trinity is a symbol of Russia-DPRK friendship and could receive rare visit from Kim Jong Un

The unusual Orthodox church set to star in Putin’s state visit to North Korea
North Korea dismantles guard posts as it finishes reinforcing border with China
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North Korea dismantles guard posts as it finishes reinforcing border with China

Imagery shows DPRK built temporary structures as stopgap while expanding security infrastructure during pandemic

North Korea dismantles guard posts as it finishes reinforcing border with China
Jacob Bogle
Jacob Bogle June 17, 2024
As Paris 2024 nears, ‘godmother’ of North Korean Paralympians champions change

As Paris 2024 nears, ‘godmother’ of North Korean Paralympians champions change

In interview, missionary Sue Kinsler recounts her work for people with disabilities across more than 130 visits to DPRK

As Paris 2024 nears, ‘godmother’ of North Korean Paralympians champions change
State media review: North Korea’s Harry Potter-loving child vlogger reappears
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State media review: North Korea’s Harry Potter-loving child vlogger reappears

An in-depth analysis of Kim Jong Un kissing kids, a cruel children’s animation, a letter for Putin and more

State media review: North Korea’s Harry Potter-loving child vlogger reappears
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung June 13, 2024
Daniel Pinkston: How North Korea uses technology to control its citizens
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Daniel Pinkston: How North Korea uses technology to control its citizens

Analyst discusses the rise of ‘digital authoritarianism,’ as well as the humor behind the DPRK’s trash balloons

Daniel Pinkston: How North Korea uses technology to control its citizens
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News June 13, 2024
North Korea celebrates deaths of soldiers building greenhouses for Kim Jong Un

North Korea celebrates deaths of soldiers building greenhouses for Kim Jong Un

State media reveals two workers died during construction on leader’s pet project, holding up their sacrifice as example

North Korea celebrates deaths of soldiers building greenhouses for Kim Jong Un
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 13, 2024
UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again

UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again

Experts bemoan worsening situation, as ROK spotlights issue during presidency despite Russian and Chinese opposition

UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again
Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires
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Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires

NK Pro analysis shows dozens of fires raged this spring, and expert say DPRK isn’t ready for bigger blazes to come

Up in smoke: Satellite imagery captures North Korea’s war against wildfires
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 10, 2024
North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast

North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast

ROK military says it did not operate loudspeakers on Monday but is prepared to defend against any DPRK retaliation

North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 10, 2024
North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day

North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day

Launch of suspected ‘filth balloons’ follows Seoul’s decision to resume loudspeaker broadcasts near inter-Korean border

North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 9, 2024
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