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Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says

Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says

Statement by North Korean leader’s sister holds up ‘trustworthy’ Aurus Senat as symbol of growing bilateral cooperation

Kim Jong Un uses ‘perfect’ armored car gift from Putin for first time, DPRK says
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 16, 2024
Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Ukraine alleges DPRK missiles have struck at least six regions, singling out ballistic missile attacks on Kharkiv

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 15, 2024
Russian port receives first suspected North Korean weapons shipment in month
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Russian port receives first suspected North Korean weapons shipment in month

Imagery shows Lady R cargo ship at center of alleged arms operation delivered cargo from Rason to Vostochny this week

Russian port receives first suspected North Korean weapons shipment in month
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 15, 2024
Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port
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Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port

Experts say Kum Ya may have engaged in ship-to-ship transfers and is likely delivering illicit cargo

Shady North Korean freighter tied to sanctions evasion visits Russian coal port
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 14, 2024
Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation

Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation

Russian leader adds that Moscow doesn’t seek DPRK soldiers to fight in Ukraine, amid allegations of arms transfers

Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 13, 2024
Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea

Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea

Expert raises concerns that Moscow may be using commercial freighter to conceal arms transfers from DPRK for Ukraine war

Sanctioned Russian plane linked to military makes unusual detour to North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 13, 2024
How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
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How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea

DPRK trade trends point to greater medical need or shifting policies, suggesting Pyongyang would be open to aid

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
C. Yoonhee Ryder
C. Yoonhee Ryder | Kee B. Park March 12, 2024
Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
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Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart

Shipping operation alleged to provide DPRK weapons for use against Ukraine had appeared to be on pause for a month

Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 11, 2024
US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

Washington alleges two Chinese nationals used accounts to launder some $100M in virtual assets stolen by DPRK

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 8, 2024
North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

Human Rights Watch says sealing border had ‘devastating consequences,’ while highlighting adverse impact of sanctions

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
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