April 20, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

North Korea wants more Russian tourists to visit, Far East officials say

North Korea wants more Russian tourists to visit, Far East officials say

Primorsky Krai says DPRK proposed new rail, sea and air routes between countries, after delegation returns from visit

North Korea wants more Russian tourists to visit, Far East officials say
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 15, 2023
Donald Trump denies he plans to let North Korea keep nukes if reelected

Donald Trump denies he plans to let North Korea keep nukes if reelected

Statement by former president follows report that he is open to offer sanctions relief if DPRK stops making bombs

Donald Trump denies he plans to let North Korea keep nukes if reelected
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 14, 2023
Next steps for North Korea: How can the West and ROK influence Pyongyang?

Next steps for North Korea: How can the West and ROK influence Pyongyang?

Over 100 experts weigh in on the best policy toward the DPRK, with a plurality endorsing direct engagement and diplomacy

Next steps for North Korea: How can the West and ROK influence Pyongyang?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 14, 2023
China likely re-exported millions of dollars of North Korean goods, data shows
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China likely re-exported millions of dollars of North Korean goods, data shows

DPRK alloy and wigs likely transshipped to South Korea and US, while Pyongyang imported foreign luxury goods via China

China likely re-exported millions of dollars of North Korean goods, data shows
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 13, 2023
US sanctions Russian ship to ‘disrupt’ weapons trade with North Korea

US sanctions Russian ship to ‘disrupt’ weapons trade with North Korea

Washington designates fourth ship and companies involved in alleged arms shipping operation that’s still ongoing

US sanctions Russian ship to ‘disrupt’ weapons trade with North Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 13, 2023
Russian Far East delegation arrives in North Korea to discuss economic plans

Russian Far East delegation arrives in North Korea to discuss economic plans

Regional governor has expressed interested in joint construction projects as DPRK laborers continue to work in Russia

Russian Far East delegation arrives in North Korea to discuss economic plans
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 12, 2023
Air Koryo shuttling North Koreans from Vladivostok on twice weekly flights

Air Koryo shuttling North Koreans from Vladivostok on twice weekly flights

Expert says Russian city may be ‘collection point’ for returning citizens as large numbers reportedly spotted at airport

Air Koryo shuttling North Koreans from Vladivostok on twice weekly flights
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 11, 2023
Kim Jong Un adds to growing luxury car collection with new Maybach sedan, limo

Kim Jong Un adds to growing luxury car collection with new Maybach sedan, limo

Vehicles demonstrate North Korean leader’s ability to use illicit networks to get what he wants, including for nukes

Kim Jong Un adds to growing luxury car collection with new Maybach sedan, limo
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 11, 2023
Russian firms employing North Koreans to build houses in Far East: Investigation
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Russian firms employing North Koreans to build houses in Far East: Investigation

Two companies confirm they’re using DPRK labor as Russia appears increasingly willing to overlook sanctions violations

Russian firms employing North Koreans to build houses in Far East: Investigation
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 6, 2023
North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation

North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation

Locals tell NK News physicians provide good care, but experts stress sanctions forbid DPRK nationals from working abroad

North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 5, 2023
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