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Why Seoul’s threats to punish Russia for aiding North Korea won’t achieve much

Why Seoul’s threats to punish Russia for aiding North Korea won’t achieve much

Experts say Russian military aid would enrage South Korea but question if it would retaliate by sending arms to Ukraine

Why Seoul’s threats to punish Russia for aiding North Korea won’t achieve much
James Fretwell
James Fretwell October 20, 2023
Imports of food and hair for wigs drive 4-year high in North Korea-China trade
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Imports of food and hair for wigs drive 4-year high in North Korea-China trade

Surge in wheat purchases points to effort to diversify diets, while imports of sanctioned goods increase 19-fold

Imports of food and hair for wigs drive 4-year high in North Korea-China trade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 20, 2023
Russian ship in South Africa arms row appears to aid North Korea weapons trade
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Russian ship in South Africa arms row appears to aid North Korea weapons trade

Imagery suggests sanctioned Lady R docked at Rason, after US alleged port facilitated arms deal between DPRK and Russia

Russian ship in South Africa arms row appears to aid North Korea weapons trade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Colin Zwirko October 19, 2023
Russian foreign minister to visit North Korea amid US accusations of arms trade

Russian foreign minister to visit North Korea amid US accusations of arms trade

Moscow says Sergei Lavrov will visit Pyongyang from Oct. 18-19, in follow up to last month’s Kim-Putin summit

Russian foreign minister to visit North Korea amid US accusations of arms trade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 16, 2023
North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US

North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US

Transfer to support Ukraine war apparently occurred around time Kim Jong Un visited Far East last month

North Korea sent mass shipment of weapons, ammo to Russia: US
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 14, 2023
Why sanctions alone are not enough to rein in North Korean cybercrime
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Why sanctions alone are not enough to rein in North Korean cybercrime

Experts say governments and tech firms must evolve and coordinate on global scale to thwart Pyongyang’s growing toolkit

Why sanctions alone are not enough to rein in North Korean cybercrime
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 13, 2023
What if North Korea stages military drills with Russia and China?

What if North Korea stages military drills with Russia and China?

The ‘nightmare scenario’ is plausible but there are many practical limitations to trilateral war games, experts say

What if North Korea stages military drills with Russia and China?
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 13, 2023
Russia eyes North Korea’s participation in Moscow-led organizations: Official

Russia eyes North Korea’s participation in Moscow-led organizations: Official

Expert says Russia may try to create a separate international forum to unite major pariah states ‘with nothing to lose’

Russia eyes North Korea’s participation in Moscow-led organizations: Official
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 12, 2023
Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports

Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports

Valiant’s appearance in DPRK ports may indicate ship’s purchase of or attempt to smuggle fossils or arms, experts say

Shady freighter with Sierra Leone flag spotted in key North Korean ports
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 11, 2023
North Korean weapons not decisive but could sustain Russia in Ukraine: Experts
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North Korean weapons not decisive but could sustain Russia in Ukraine: Experts

DPRK could send amunition, spare parts or rocket launchers but such support would not make ‘transformative difference’

North Korean weapons not decisive but could sustain Russia in Ukraine: Experts
James Fretwell
James Fretwell October 10, 2023
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