February 29, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Chinese law firm to open first office in North Korea despite sanctions concerns

Chinese law firm to open first office in North Korea despite sanctions concerns

Jingsh say it will support foreign investment and acquisitions, years after UN sanctions drove out other law firms

Chinese law firm to open first office in North Korea despite sanctions concerns
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 16, 2023
The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315
Podcast

The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315

The NK News team discusses Pyongyang’s ties with Moscow, overseas IT workers, boat defections and more

The growing evidence of North Korean weapons trade with Russia – Ep. 315
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 15, 2023
US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds

US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds

Money seized from Russian bank to be paid in line with ruling that family is owed $500M over student’s wrongful death

US court awards Otto Warmbier’s parents $2.2M in frozen North Korean funds
Joe Smith
Joe Smith November 15, 2023
Russia could provide farmland to North Koreans in Far East, governor says

Russia could provide farmland to North Koreans in Far East, governor says

Head of Primorsky Krai says delegation from region will visit DPRK this year to discuss tourism and trade cooperation

Russia could provide farmland to North Koreans in Far East, governor says
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 13, 2023
Russia has provided technical help to North Korea in exchange for arms: Blinken

Russia has provided technical help to North Korea in exchange for arms: Blinken

Secretary of state says US and South Korea seek to ‘intensify pressure’ on Moscow not to give weapons to DPRK

Russia has provided technical help to North Korea in exchange for arms: Blinken
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 9, 2023
Why North Korea would supply Russia with short-range ballistic missiles

Why North Korea would supply Russia with short-range ballistic missiles

Seoul says shipment may have happened, and experts say DPRK could use it as opportunity to test new weapons in combat

Why North Korea would supply Russia with short-range ballistic missiles
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2023
North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report

North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report

Managers of restaurant in Vientiane reportedly assisted DPRK IT workers and were previously sanctioned by Seoul

North Koreans still running restaurant in Laos to earn cash for regime: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin November 9, 2023
Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314
Podcast

Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314

Jacob Reidhead discusses how South Korean politics impact human rights policy, plus analyzing DPRK’s embassy closures

Divisions over how to tackle North Korean human rights issues – Ep. 314
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 8, 2023
China denies North Korean banker laundered cryptocurrency within its borders

China denies North Korean banker laundered cryptocurrency within its borders

Statement to UN Panel of Experts comes after member state alleged Sim Hyon Sop helped DPRK procure $24M in stolen crypto

China denies North Korean banker laundered cryptocurrency within its borders
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 7, 2023
North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia

North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia

Moscow tells UN Panel of Experts that two men were completing ‘industrial work experience,’ denying breach of sanctions

North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 6, 2023
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