February 21, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

It may be in the Kremlin's interest to block - or slow - strong new sanctions at the UNSC

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 10, 2017
Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Domestic efforts to liberalize the economy should be encouraged, not punished

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms
Théo Clément
Théo Clément September 8, 2017
How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions

How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions

The Kremlin has expressed skepticism that more pressure on the DPRK is the answer

How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 6, 2017
As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports
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As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports

General vessel traffic did not indicate a rush to export designated commodities before the deadline

As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 6, 2017
Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?
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Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?

Indicators suggest low levels of interest in supporting biting new sanctions

Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 4, 2017
North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

Experts weigh in on possible military and economic measures, and potential response from North Korea

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 3, 2017
Russian fuel exports to North Korea minimal in 2017: ITC figures
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Russian fuel exports to North Korea minimal in 2017: ITC figures

Value of reported shipments significantly lower than those listed in a Justice Department filing

Russian fuel exports to North Korea minimal in 2017: ITC figures
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 3, 2017
North Korean lead exports to China overtake iron in July
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North Korean lead exports to China overtake iron in July

Though the trade should stop on September 5

North Korean lead exports to China overtake iron in July
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 31, 2017
Why sanctioning North Korea’s elites won’t bring down Kim Jong Un

Why sanctioning North Korea’s elites won’t bring down Kim Jong Un

Regime loyalists will not risk unification by absorption for the sake of expensive Cognac

Why sanctioning North Korea’s elites won’t bring down Kim Jong Un
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 31, 2017
In pictures: Foreign entities and luxury goods at the Rason International Trade Fair 2017
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In pictures: Foreign entities and luxury goods at the Rason International Trade Fair 2017

Luxury goods appear on sale at the Rason trade fair, despite sanctions

In pictures: Foreign entities and luxury goods at the Rason International Trade Fair 2017
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 30, 2017