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June 17, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March
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North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March

Data shows the DPRK appears to have resumed sanctioned trade with China with import of cameras and computers

North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 22, 2024
WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea

UN grants sanctions exemption for delivery of over $170K in supplies, even as DPRK continues to shut out aid groups

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea
Alannah Hill
Alannah Hill April 19, 2024
North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme
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North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme

Sanctioned Nam Dae Bong broadcast from locations thousands of miles away in possible attempt to conceal illicit activity

North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 18, 2024
US crypto guru who helped North Korea evade sanctions requests reduced sentence

US crypto guru who helped North Korea evade sanctions requests reduced sentence

Virgil Griffith hopes new guidelines will shave as much as one year off his 5-year prison sentence

US crypto guru who helped North Korea evade sanctions requests reduced sentence
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 18, 2024
The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
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The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy

US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy

Linda Thomas-Greenfield signals US doesn’t expect deal to save Panel of Experts after Russia vetoed mandate last month

US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 17, 2024
US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods

US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods

Ri Myong Ho faces 20 charges for alleged money laundering and other crimes while working at DPRK Embassy in Thailand

US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 17, 2024
Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension
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Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension

Activity at Rason could aim to resume coal transshipment as two countries engage in alleged arms trade at adjacent piers

Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 16, 2024
US eyeing alternative to UN panel on North Korea, envoy tells ROK defense chief

US eyeing alternative to UN panel on North Korea, envoy tells ROK defense chief

Linda Thomas-Greenfield voices concern DPRK could freely develop missiles without sanctions monitoring body

US eyeing alternative to UN panel on North Korea, envoy tells ROK defense chief
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy April 15, 2024
After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions
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After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions

Replacing the UN Panel of Experts will require consensus on the strategic purpose of the DPRK sanctions regime

After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 15, 2024
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