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June 14, 2024

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
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State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring

An in-depth analysis of criticism toward US allies, praise for youth laborers, a tourney for ‘golf addicts’ and more

State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2024
North Korea displays Marx and Lenin portraits for first time in over decade

North Korea displays Marx and Lenin portraits for first time in over decade

Portraits visible during Kim Jong Un’s visit to new cadre school appear to underscore renewed emphasis on communism

North Korea displays Marx and Lenin portraits for first time in over decade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 16, 2024
Kim Jong Un attends completion ceremony of high-rise street project in capital

Kim Jong Un attends completion ceremony of high-rise street project in capital

Kim’s daughter joined to mark opening of Jonwi Street project which was built by North Korean youths in under 15 months

Kim Jong Un attends completion ceremony of high-rise street project in capital
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 15, 2024
Kim Jong Un triggers cheers with surefire aim during factory visit: State media

Kim Jong Un triggers cheers with surefire aim during factory visit: State media

Release of photo showing North Korean leader’s marksmanship is aimed at cultivating myth of Kim excellence, expert says

Kim Jong Un triggers cheers with surefire aim during factory visit: State media
Joe Smith
Joe Smith May 14, 2024
North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region

North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region

Unification ministry says it will consider legal action against Pyongyang over demolition of ROK government property

North Korea destroys South Korean fire station in Mount Kumgang tourist region
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 10, 2024
The trouble with comparing North Korea’s chief propagandist to Joseph Goebbels

The trouble with comparing North Korea’s chief propagandist to Joseph Goebbels

Likening Kim Ki Nam to Nazi politician ignores how much more centralized DPRK is than Germany under National Socialism

The trouble with comparing North Korea’s chief propagandist to Joseph Goebbels
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy May 10, 2024
Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers

Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers

Leader said Kim Ki Nam would be immortalized in likely bid to encourage current officials to remain loyal to the regime

Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park May 10, 2024
Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon

Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon

Expert says president’s remarks are aimed at maintaining ties with Russia for leverage to influence Pyongyang’s actions

Seoul to pursue amicable ties with Moscow despite North Korean arms trade: Yoon
What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341

Christopher Green and NK News reporters discuss Moscow’s veto, Day of the Sun changes, Kim Jong Un’s new song and more

What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
How North Korea tried and failed to reform its economy under each Kim ruler
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How North Korea tried and failed to reform its economy under each Kim ruler

Regime’s attitude to economic woes has evolved over years, hinting at what could inspire it to consider reform again

How North Korea tried and failed to reform its economy under each Kim ruler
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 8, 2024
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