May 29, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

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
Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Designation of nearly 20 people and entities follows Five Eyes sanctions targeting DPRK arms exports for use in Ukraine

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 24, 2024
North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
NK PRO

North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push

Kim Jong Un’s latest factory tour suggests even unfinished facility may be operational amid arms sales to Russia

North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 23, 2024
Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Designation of Russian entities follow sanctions by other Five Eyes members, highlighting coordination over Ukraine war

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 22, 2024
US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers

US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers

Five individuals were charged for their roles in defrauding over 300 companies in a years-long campaign

US targets North Korean laundering with new charges against overseas IT workers
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia

Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia

Expert dismisses Kim’s claim that advances in weapons production are just for national defense as ‘ridiculous excuse’

Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 17, 2024
US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade

US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade

New measures add to Washington’s efforts to counter growing DPRK-Russia military cooperation and sanctions evasion

US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
UN extends sanctions exemption request for NGO to send aid to North Korea

UN extends sanctions exemption request for NGO to send aid to North Korea

But South Korean aid agency says Seoul has rejected its requests, scuppering hopes of shipping machine parts to DPRK

UN extends sanctions exemption request for NGO to send aid to North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 16, 2024
Why banning North Koreans from working abroad may not be in their best interest
NK PRO

Why banning North Koreans from working abroad may not be in their best interest

Laborers face difficult and unsafe conditions overseas, but many volunteer for chance to earn money and leave the DPRK

Why banning North Koreans from working abroad may not be in their best interest
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 15, 2024
Russia freighter returns to North Korean port amid new allegations of arms trade
NK PRO

Russia freighter returns to North Korean port amid new allegations of arms trade

Lady R’s first known visit to Rason in month follows reports DPRK is sending decades-old weapons for use against Ukraine

Russia freighter returns to North Korean port amid new allegations of arms trade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 14, 2024
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