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North Korea claims US ‘tacitly’ approved ‘terrorist attack’ on Cuban Embassy

North Korea claims US ‘tacitly’ approved ‘terrorist attack’ on Cuban Embassy

Expert says DPRK seizing Molotov cocktail attack as opportunity to condemn US policy toward Havana and Pyongyang

North Korea claims US ‘tacitly’ approved ‘terrorist attack’ on Cuban Embassy
Alannah Hill
Alannah Hill October 2, 2023
North Korean envoy tells UN that Korean Peninsula on brink of nuclear war

North Korean envoy tells UN that Korean Peninsula on brink of nuclear war

Kim Song blames US but also calls for climate change action, in likely effort to position itself as engaged member state

North Korean envoy tells UN that Korean Peninsula on brink of nuclear war
Joe Smith
Joe Smith September 27, 2023
‘Two-way’ North Korea-Russia ties threaten global peace, Blinken says

‘Two-way’ North Korea-Russia ties threaten global peace, Blinken says

US Secretary of State warns DPRK seeks help with missile program in exchange for aiding Russia’s war effort in Ukraine

‘Two-way’ North Korea-Russia ties threaten global peace, Blinken says
Joe Smith
Joe Smith September 26, 2023
How North Korea and Russia could build their own crypto ‘shadow economy’
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How North Korea and Russia could build their own crypto ‘shadow economy’

DPRK hackers’ use of Russian exchanges underlines danger of greater cyber cooperation to evade sanctions, experts say

How North Korea and Russia could build their own crypto ‘shadow economy’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy September 26, 2023
Why China isn’t too worried about Kim Jong Un’s trip to cozy up to Russia
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Why China isn’t too worried about Kim Jong Un’s trip to cozy up to Russia

Experts say Beijing welcomes cooperation that increases North Korean stability, but also doesn’t want to provoke US

Why China isn’t too worried about Kim Jong Un’s trip to cozy up to Russia
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 22, 2023
Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia

Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia

Other individuals designated for alleged ties to development of DPRK’s nuclear and missile programs

Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 21, 2023
North Korea-China trade hits four-month high as DPRK eases COVID controls
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North Korea-China trade hits four-month high as DPRK eases COVID controls

Outsourcing of wig production continues to drive exchange, while sanctioned goods appear among Chinese exports

North Korea-China trade hits four-month high as DPRK eases COVID controls
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 21, 2023
Summit subterfuge? Why Putin may be bluffing about tech transfers to North Korea
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Summit subterfuge? Why Putin may be bluffing about tech transfers to North Korea

Russian leader met Kim Jong Un with one eye on South Korea, likely hoping to compel Seoul not to send weapons to Ukraine

Summit subterfuge? Why Putin may be bluffing about tech transfers to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 21, 2023
What to make of Kim Jong Un’s second summit with Vladimir Putin – Ep. 307
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What to make of Kim Jong Un’s second summit with Vladimir Putin – Ep. 307

The NK News team reviews North Korean leader’s whirlwind tour through Russian Far East, the potential fallout and more

What to make of Kim Jong Un’s second summit with Vladimir Putin – Ep. 307
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News September 20, 2023
Seoul summons Russian envoy to protest military cooperation with North Korea

Seoul summons Russian envoy to protest military cooperation with North Korea

Foreign ministry demands Moscow uphold UN sanctions and halt cooperation, after Kim Jong Un’s trip to Russian Far East

Seoul summons Russian envoy to protest military cooperation with North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 20, 2023
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