May 26, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea

South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea

Seoul also designates Russian companies linked to DPRK’s deployment of overseas IT workers to earn money for regime

South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 2, 2024
In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
NK PRO

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog

Last-minute deal to save Panel of Experts looks unlikely, and former members say any replacement would lack UN authority

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto

Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto

Moscow’s foreign ministry accuses West of killing UN Panel of Experts by rejecting Russian proposals for sunset clauses

Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 1, 2024
North Korea hawks marked-up luxury goods to Russian tourists despite sanctions
NK PRO

North Korea hawks marked-up luxury goods to Russian tourists despite sanctions

Exclusive photos show pricey foreign cosmetics for sale at Pyongyang airport and east coast ski resort this year

North Korea hawks marked-up luxury goods to Russian tourists despite sanctions
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 29, 2024
Ask a North Korean: What is it like to work as an overseas laborer in Russia?

Ask a North Korean: What is it like to work as an overseas laborer in Russia?

A former worker in Far East details why the regime sends citizens abroad and a typical day on a construction site

Ask a North Korean: What is it like to work as an overseas laborer in Russia?
Jin Ju-dong March 29, 2024
Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Panel of Experts set to dissolve later this year unless 11th-hour compromise can be reached

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 29, 2024
UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

Russia is expected to veto the extension of Panel of Experts’ mandate in New York, sources tell NK News

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 28, 2024
US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes

US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes

Joint measures aim to curtail DPRK’s efforts to obtain foreign currency via overseas IT workers and blacklisted banks

US, ROK sanction Russia and China-based targets funding North Korean nukes
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 28, 2024
North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career

North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career

Pro-regime outlet reports Han Kwang Song now on top April 25 team, and expert says he’s unlikely to play overseas again

North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 27, 2024
US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

Allies seek to crack down on sanctions evasion supporting DPRK nuclear program amid dysfunction in UN sanctions regime

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 27, 2024
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