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July 21, 2024

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5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch

5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch

High-def KCTV footage remains inaccessible in South Korea due to frequency overlap with Russian satellite broadcasts

5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 10, 2024
Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards

Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards

Expert says countries may seek to ‘rewild’ rare species in DPRK, noting challenges due to lack of food and habitat

Russia and North Korea eye joint project to protect endangered Amur leopards
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 14, 2024
Why North Korea insists playing basketball makes you taller

Why North Korea insists playing basketball makes you taller

State propaganda has pushed dubious claim since 60s, and it may have even driven Kim Jong Un’s obsession with the sport

Why North Korea insists playing basketball makes you taller
Yong Ja Hong
Yong Ja Hong June 13, 2024
North Korea trounces Myanmar to move to next round of men’s World Cup qualifiers

North Korea trounces Myanmar to move to next round of men’s World Cup qualifiers

4-1 victory in Laos follows rocky campaign that saw it forfeit to Japan and relocate multiple matches from Pyongyang

North Korea trounces Myanmar to move to next round of men’s World Cup qualifiers
Joe Smith
Joe Smith June 12, 2024
North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from May 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024

North Korea in May 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | NK Pro June 3, 2024
Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
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Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 to May 31, 2024

Timeline: From a satellite launch explosion to a volley of trash balloons
NK Pro
NK Pro June 3, 2024
North Korea hypes domestic cleats, but its soccer stars still favor Nikes

North Korea hypes domestic cleats, but its soccer stars still favor Nikes

National teams have sported Western brands since returning to competition despite efforts to manufacture own equipment

North Korea hypes domestic cleats, but its soccer stars still favor Nikes
Joe Smith
Joe Smith May 27, 2024
Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand

Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand

Rare DPRK tour marketed toward families was supposed to visit kid-friendly attractions to coincide with Children’s Day

Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Joe Smith May 23, 2024
World Cup qualifier in North Korea scrapped again; DPRK to face Syria in Laos

World Cup qualifier in North Korea scrapped again; DPRK to face Syria in Laos

Relocation marks third time a match has been moved from Pyongyang this year and could hurt DPRK’s chances of advancing

World Cup qualifier in North Korea scrapped again; DPRK to face Syria in Laos
Joe Smith
Joe Smith May 20, 2024
Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
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Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 to April 30, 2024

Timeline: From the death of the Panel to a ‘nuclear trigger’ test
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2024
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