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North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro January 2, 2024
North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities

North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities

Expert says temporary rink is way for regime to keep ‘core constituency’ happy, while those in other areas go without

North Korea touts new ice skating rink in Pyongyang in push to provide amenities
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 29, 2023
North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8

North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8

Expert says low-calorie beverage from famous brewhouse could meet untapped demand for beer ‘without the guilt’

North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 19, 2023
Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip

Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip

Footage in new documentary shows Gérard Depardieu directed lewd comments toward DPRK guide and even a child in 2018

Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 8, 2023
North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model

North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model

New toys feature similar logo, figurines and more in what appears to be DPRK’s latest knockoff of foreign products

North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 8, 2023
Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?

Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?

North Koreans are passionate about education, and like in South Korea, a fever for private instruction has taken hold

Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?
Jin December 8, 2023
North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says

North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says

Russian official says Moscow also seeks DPRK tourists, a possible bid to boost influx of sanctioned laborers

North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 4, 2023
Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Expert says luxury brands are status symbol for North Korean elite but that sanctions likely limit import of new lines

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 1, 2023
In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
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In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far

Malligyong-1 circles Earth over dozen times per day and can likely produce useful intelligence despite technical limits

In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
Hannah Harris
Hannah Harris November 30, 2023
North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon

North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon

State media describes details of US and British aircraft carriers in images reportedly reviewed by Kim Jong Un

North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 28, 2023
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