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Sanctions

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What will happen to North Korean laborers in Russia?

What will happen to North Korean laborers in Russia?

On a two year deadline, some provinces have sought to protect longstanding economic interests

What will happen to North Korean laborers in Russia?
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna February 15, 2018
Chinese imports of North Korean textiles fall sharply in December
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Chinese imports of North Korean textiles fall sharply in December

Decrease in line with UN resolutions, which came into effect on December 11

Chinese imports of North Korean textiles fall sharply in December
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 14, 2018
N. Korean ship with prior ties to weapon smuggling arrives at Chinese coal port
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N. Korean ship with prior ties to weapon smuggling arrives at Chinese coal port

Myong Sin was previously owned by companies involved in DPRK gunrunning

N. Korean ship with prior ties to weapon smuggling arrives at Chinese coal port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 14, 2018
Balancing act: UNSC sanctions exemptions and inter-Korean engagement
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Balancing act: UNSC sanctions exemptions and inter-Korean engagement

Rapprochement between Seoul and Pyongyang raises complex questions on where to draw the line

Balancing act: UNSC sanctions exemptions and inter-Korean engagement
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado February 13, 2018
China continued sanctioned commodities trade with N. Korea in December: data
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China continued sanctioned commodities trade with N. Korea in December: data

KITA figures show that some newly sanctioned exports increased following their designation

China continued sanctioned commodities trade with N. Korea in December: data
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 12, 2018
New sanctions beginning to have impact in and around N. Korea: sources
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New sanctions beginning to have impact in and around N. Korea: sources

Foreign workers returning and businesses in China are shutting down, but effect in-country is mixed

New sanctions beginning to have impact in and around N. Korea: sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 9, 2018
A trip to Yanji, as sanctions begin to bite

A trip to Yanji, as sanctions begin to bite

Businesses are closing down, laborers are going home, and the border is increasingly monitored

A trip to Yanji, as sanctions begin to bite
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 8, 2018
N. Korea accesses financial services via “critical implementation deficiencies”: UN
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N. Korea accesses financial services via “critical implementation deficiencies”: UN

Representatives of DPRK banks still working in China, Libya, the Russian Federation, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates

N. Korea accesses financial services via “critical implementation deficiencies”: UN
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 7, 2018
Will Seoul allow a sanctioned North Korean official on South Korean soil?
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Will Seoul allow a sanctioned North Korean official on South Korean soil?

The list of the North Korean delegates contains Choe Hwi, who is banned from traveling by the UNSC

Will Seoul allow a sanctioned North Korean official on South Korean soil?
North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows
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North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows

PoE report details ongoing evasion, as well as some implementation achievements

North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 7, 2018