February 29, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Russia again uses North Korean missiles to strike Ukrainian city: Police

Russia again uses North Korean missiles to strike Ukrainian city: Police

Specialists say KN-23 missiles were DPRK-made but expert warns against drawing conclusions on their operational effects

Russia again uses North Korean missiles to strike Ukrainian city: Police
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 8, 2024
Russian envoy to DPRK predicts ‘breakthrough’ in two sides’ relations in 2024

Russian envoy to DPRK predicts ‘breakthrough’ in two sides’ relations in 2024

Alexander Matsegora told Russian state media Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin will sign agreement on mutual trips

Russian envoy to DPRK predicts ‘breakthrough’ in two sides’ relations in 2024
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin February 7, 2024
North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from January 1, 2024 to January 31, 2024

North Korea in January 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 2, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’
NK PRO

Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Jan. 1 to Jan. 31, 2024

Timeline: From North Korean missiles in Ukraine to ROK becoming enemy ‘No. 1’
NK Pro
NK Pro February 2, 2024
Kim Jong Un secretly visits new luxury mall in Pyongyang with China connections
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Kim Jong Un secretly visits new luxury mall in Pyongyang with China connections

Amid ‘communism’ revival, North Korea signals elite class remains priority and driver of sanctions evasion efforts

Kim Jong Un secretly visits new luxury mall in Pyongyang with China connections
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 1, 2024
North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year

North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year

UN data shows huge uptick in Russia’s exports of refined petroleum, though volume still lags behind pre-pandemic levels

North Korea imported over 100,000 barrels of petroleum from Russia last year
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 31, 2024
Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea

Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea

Georgy Zinoviev also warned Seoul not to supply weapons to Kyiv if it wants to maintain ties with Moscow

Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 29, 2024
Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms

Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms

Expert says deal could fall into sanctions gray area depending on how Beijing classifies ‘recreational sports equipment’

Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 29, 2024
North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report

North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report

Light water reactor may help DPRK produce up to a dozen new nuclear weapons per year but unclear if fully online

North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 26, 2024
North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report
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North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report

DPRK cybercriminals behind over half of all crypto stolen last year as annual haul marks country’s second-highest ever

North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 25, 2024