February 25, 2024

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The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315
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The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315

The NK News team discusses Pyongyang’s ties with Moscow, overseas IT workers, boat defections and more

The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 15, 2023
US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds

US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds

Money seized from Russian bank to be paid in line with ruling that family is owed $500M over student’s wrongful death

US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds
Joe Smith
Joe Smith November 15, 2023
High-level Russian delegation in North Korea for economic talks: State media

High-level Russian delegation in North Korea for economic talks: State media

Discussions are first under bilateral commission since 2019 and follow Kim-Putin summit on expanding cooperation

High-level Russian delegation in North Korea for economic talks: State media
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 15, 2023
ROK spy agency defends detention of North Korean defectors against UN criticism

ROK spy agency defends detention of North Korean defectors against UN criticism

NIS says it’s committed to protecting human rights of escapees, but activist tells NK News agency is not doing enough

ROK spy agency defends detention of North Korean defectors against UN criticism
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park November 10, 2023
North Korean election reform does not guarantee right to vote, Seoul says

North Korean election reform does not guarantee right to vote, Seoul says

Reform allows two candidates to run in pre-election primaries, a move one expert says could prove significant

North Korean election reform does not guarantee right to vote, Seoul says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 10, 2023
Ask a North Korean: What are ideological study sessions like?

Ask a North Korean: What are ideological study sessions like?

A defector writes about taking notes for hours to prove her loyalty, memorizing the leader’s speeches and more

Ask a North Korean: What are ideological study sessions like?
Rose November 10, 2023
How North Korea pillories the South’s fertility crisis, while ignoring its own
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How North Korea pillories the South’s fertility crisis, while ignoring its own

State propaganda blames capitalism for low birth rates in other countries but praises DPRK mothers as ‘labor heroes’

How North Korea pillories the South’s fertility crisis, while ignoring its own
Leslie Perez November 10, 2023
State media review: North Korea slams Blinken’s ‘confab with puppets’ in Seoul
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State media review: North Korea slams Blinken’s ‘confab with puppets’ in Seoul

An in-depth analysis of criticism of US foreign policy, get out the vote propaganda and more

State media review: North Korea slams Blinken’s ‘confab with puppets’ in Seoul
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung November 9, 2023
North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report

North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report

Managers of restaurant in Vientiane reportedly assisted DPRK IT workers and were previously sanctioned by Seoul

North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 9, 2023
North Korea threatens South with ‘shower of shells’ over anti-regime leafleting

North Korea threatens South with ‘shower of shells’ over anti-regime leafleting

DPRK slams court decision to strike down anti-leaflet law, claiming ROK is using leaflets as ‘psychological warfare’

North Korea threatens South with ‘shower of shells’ over anti-regime leafleting
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park November 8, 2023
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