Legal Barriers to the North Korea-Russia Arms Trade – and the Loophole That Could Allow it to Expand
By A. B. Abrams
The significant benefits that both Russia and North Korea have to gain by expanding their arms trade provides strong incentives to explore means of circumventing the U.N. sanctions regime.
China’s Ambivalence on the North Korea-Russia Security Alignment
By Wooyeal Paik
There are both pros and cons for Beijing as Russia and North Korea expand their arms trade and strategic cooperation.
South Korea, US Close Ranks on Global Issues During Blinken Visit
By Matthew Lee and Kim Tong-hyung
In talks with South Korea’s leadership, including President Yoon Suk-yeol, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed North Korea as well as the Israel-Gaza and Russia-Ukraine wars.
The Prospects for North Korea-Russia Nuclear Cooperation
By Do Young LEE
Russia’s providing advanced nuclear assistance to North Korea is more likely and more sustainable than often assumed.
South Korea, US, and Japan Condemn North Korea’s Alleged Supply of Munitions to Russia
By Hyung-Jin Kim
North Korea and Russia – both locked in separate confrontations with the U.S. and its allies – have recently taken steps to strengthen their military ties.
Russian Foreign Minister Visits North Korea After Reported Weapons Transfer
By Associated Press
A trip to Pyongyang by Sergey Lavrov continues the flurry of North Korea-Russia exchanges.
The Limits of the North Korea-Russia Security Partnership
By Khang Vu
Just how far can Moscow and Pyongyang's revived “militant unity” go?
South Korea’s President Warns Against ‘Illegal and Unjust’ North Korea-Russia Military Cooperation
By Hyung-jin Kim
President Yoon Suk-yeol plans to seek more international support for action against Pyongyang during the U.N. General Assembly.
3 Takeaways From the North Korea-Russia Summit
By Takahashi Kosuke
Russia-North Korea military ties have grown closer since the start of the Ukraine War.
What Comes Next for North Korea-Russia Relations?
By Gabriela Bernal and Sangsoo Lee
The visit by Kim Jong Un to Russia shows the world North Korea has its own “bloc” alliance comprising its two closest diplomatic partners.
What Do North Korea and Russia Want From Each Other?
By Hyung-jin Kim and Kim Tong-hyung
Kim Jong Un is in Russia, his first foreign destination since the pandemic started. What will be on the agenda when he meets with Putin?
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Will Meet Putin During Russia Visit
By Kim Tong-hyung
Pyongyang and Moscow confirmed the trip, which has sparked concerns about a potential arms deal.