Konstantin Asmolov

Kim Jong-un and a flamethrower

Another piece of news from North Korea has been spreading in media and the Internet. Kim Jong-un “burns enemies with…

Beijing’s Levers of Influence on North Korea

Despite the fact that, according to the Chinese media, China has no “serious leverage for influencing the situation on the…

The Crimean Crisis and the Korean Peninsula

Notwithstanding the vast distance that separates the Crimean and Korean peninsulas, events in Crimea and their potential further development may…

Gunfight at sea between North and South Korea

On March 31, 2014, there was a gunfight at sea between North and South Korea, during which, however, no one…

China and contradictions on the Korean Peninsula

In order to forecast the development of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and China’s policy in the region, we…

On South Korean Justice

Continuing to follow the high-profile trials in the Republic of Korea (RK), I would like to draw your attention to…

Chinese factor in the Korean Peninsula

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Some experts are starting to think about how Beijing will maintain its position as the guarantor of stability and strength…

Results of the first year of Park Geun-hye’s presidency

It has been a year since Park Geun-hye became President of the Republic of Korea (RK). Although the year was…

Human Rights in DPRK and the UN commission Part 2

Kim Jong-un - on trial?  Kirby hopes that the materials of the Commission will activate the international community. Guided by…

Human Rights in DPRK and the UN commission Part 1

This is for the third time that we turn to the subject of the UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights…

South Korea–North Korea: a step forward without a step backwards

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On February 12, 2014, a very significant event occurred in the inter-Korean relations, which was immediately compared with the inter-Korean…

DPRK – two years: the flight has probably been quite normal, but what does the future hold for us?

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In the context of the situation around Jang Song-taek, the second anniversary of Kim Jong-il's death has gone relatively quietly.…

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