May 29, 2022

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities

After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities

Unilateral designations target DPRK official linked to weapons programs, two banks and trading company

After failed UN vote, US slaps new sanctions on North Korea-linked entities
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 28, 2022
What if the UN shuts down the Panel of Experts overseeing North Korea sanctions?

What if the UN shuts down the Panel of Experts overseeing North Korea sanctions?

China’s skepticism of sanctions could lead it to end support, eliminating a key source of information on DPRK activities

What if the UN shuts down the Panel of Experts overseeing North Korea sanctions?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 27, 2022
UN fails to pass new North Korea sanctions as China and Russia veto

UN fails to pass new North Korea sanctions as China and Russia veto

US says unsuccessful vote marks first time Security Council members have vetoed new measures against DPRK

UN fails to pass new North Korea sanctions as China and Russia veto
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 27, 2022
Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Addition comes after different firm threatened legal action against organizers for using name without authorization

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 24, 2022
UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK

UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK

Food and Agriculture Organization gets green light to send support for farming sector amid reports of drought

UN agency granted sanctions exemption to help improve ‘food security’ in DPRK
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 16, 2022
China and Russia block UN condemnation of latest North Korea missile tests

China and Russia block UN condemnation of latest North Korea missile tests

Chinese ambassador tells the US to drop false belief in the ‘magical powers of sanctions’

China and Russia block UN condemnation of latest North Korea missile tests
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 12, 2022
Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
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Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse

Spikes in neighboring countries, economic impact on China and a stagnant containment strategy add to old problems

Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 11, 2022
Why is North Korea keeping silent on its latest missile tests?

Why is North Korea keeping silent on its latest missile tests?

Experts suggest a range of explanations, including hesitance in Pyongyang to disclose details of its weapons programs

Why is North Korea keeping silent on its latest missile tests?
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 11, 2022
US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
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US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion

Blender.io used to launder $20 million from March 2021 Axle Infinity heist, State Department says

US designates virtual currency mixer for North Korea sanctions evasion
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 7, 2022
ROK defense, foreign minister nominees discuss North Korea ICBMs and sanctions

ROK defense, foreign minister nominees discuss North Korea ICBMs and sanctions

Lee Jong-sup and Park Jin participated in parliamentary hearings ahead of president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration

ROK defense, foreign minister nominees discuss North Korea ICBMs and sanctions
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 5, 2022
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