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July 21, 2024

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Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade

Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade

Expert says shipyard likely violated sanctions and could face punitive actions after Russian ship Angara moored there

Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 26, 2024
Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance

Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance

Acquisition of customized Japanese vehicles is another demonstration of North Korea’s ability to evade sanctions

Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Joe Smith April 26, 2024
What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
NK PRO

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas

While the earning potential is lucrative for the regime, there are also many risks that come with exporting laborers

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
Peter Ward
Peter Ward April 26, 2024
North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel

North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel

Statement comes after US signaled it was exploring new options ahead of expected end of Panel of Experts on April 30

North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel
Joe Smith
Joe Smith April 25, 2024
‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

Skybound Entertainment is conducting review after sketch for series was allegedly found on cloud server linked to DPRK

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 22, 2024
North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March
NK PRO

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
NK PRO

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
Podcast

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
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