The Putin-Kim Summit: What’s Driving North Korea and Russia Together?
By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What do the two leaders stand to gain from each other?
Will Russia Commit to North Korea Connections?
By Grant W. Turner
Amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Moscow and Pyongyang have bolstered trade, energy, and security cooperation. Will Russia commit to the infrastructure links necessary to cement that trend?
Kim Jong Un Sends New Year’s Cards to Xi and Putin
By Mitch Shin
North Korean state media reported that Kim Jong Un sent New Year’s cards to leaders of various countries, including China and Russia.
Why Would Russia Buy North Korean Weapons?
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Pyongyang reportedly intends to sell millions of rockets and artillery shells to Moscow.
Sanctions, Cyber, and Crypto: How Pyongyang Can Exploit the War in Ukraine
By Jason Bartlett
North Korea now joins Russia and Syria in recognizing two Moscow-backed breakaway states in eastern Ukraine. That could provide a new foothold for sanctions evasion and cybercrime.
5 Key Takeaways from North Korea’s Party Congress
By Gabriela Bernal
North Korea set an assertive tone for 2021 through its Party Congress.
Did Kim’s Vladivostok Visit Reshape Russia-North Korea Relations?
By Niall Gray
A year after Kim Jong Un’s first summit with Putin, where do Russia-North Korea relations stand?
North Korea Turns to Russia for Cash
By Tae-jun Kang
Since the Putin-Kim summit, North Korea has been stepping up economic ties with Russia.
Takeaways From the Long-Awaited Russia-North Korea Summit
By Anna Kireeva and Liudmila Zakharova
Russia is moving to assert its diplomatic, strategic, and economic interests on the Korean Peninsula.
Can Russia Play a Positive Role on the Korean Peninsula?
By Sung Young Jang & Hansol Kim
Russia has the potential to become a stable partner on the Korean Peninsula.
Is North Korea’s MiG-29 Fleet Growing?
By Abraham Ait
License production contracts with Russia and technical assistance deals may be strengthening North Korea’s air force.
Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End
By Michael Bosack
It is no secret that both China and Russia would prefer greater control over circumstances involving the Korean Peninsula.