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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
NK PRO

Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January

Volumes are small, however, and question marks remain

Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2018
N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
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N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff

China reports no DPRK imports as UN designations hit many of Pyongyang's tankers

N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 5, 2018
How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions
NK PRO

How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions

Complicated designation systems lead to apparent inconsistencies in the UN's own measures

How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 4, 2018
North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert

North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert

The Sejong Institute's Cheong Seong-chang warns current rapprochement may not last

North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 2, 2018
UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith

UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith

Britain's top diplomat in ROK says upcoming summits should see Pyongyang take steps towards CVID

UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith
Tia Han April 1, 2018
China cuts machinery and electronic exports to North Korea in line with UN resolutions
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China cuts machinery and electronic exports to North Korea in line with UN resolutions

Though some vehicle shipments continued, in possible breach of UN resolutions

China cuts machinery and electronic exports to North Korea in line with UN resolutions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 30, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN
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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN

Proposed designations closely resemble U.S. Treasury's February 23 measures

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 30, 2018
North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years
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North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years

Shipments to China worth just USD$8.8 million in February, the lowest in nearly a decade

North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 29, 2018
20,000 sanctions over the sea: N. Korea’s illicit networks – NKNews Podcast ep. 8
Podcast

20,000 sanctions over the sea: N. Korea’s illicit networks – NKNews Podcast ep. 8

C4ADS's David Thompson discusses sanctions - and how the DPRK and its partners avoid them

20,000 sanctions over the sea: N. Korea’s illicit networks – NKNews Podcast ep. 8
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot March 26, 2018
Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans

Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans

Plans to reduce funding for NGOs and recent limits on working in the DPRK will be felt on the ground

Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings March 26, 2018