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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

Where are North Korea's Relations with Russia Headed?

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Event Date

February 8th 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Event Location

KEI Conference Facility & YouTube

Andrei Lankov

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Troy Stangarone

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This event will be in the 7th floor conference room. Lunch will be provided.

For the first time since the end of the Cold War, North Korea has embraced relations with Russia as a key component of its foreign policy and domestic development. However, Russia’s need for North Korean artillery and weapons to conduct its war in Ukraine also create a different dynamic between the two countries than during the Cold War. This new dynamic and the unknown outcome of the war in Ukraine raise questions about the long-term viability of deepening ties between North Korea and Russia, as well as Pyongyang’s choice to deepen relations with Moscow and to a lesser extent Beijing, rather than seeking to improve relations with Washington and Seoul.

Please join KEI for a discussion of these and other issues related to the growing relationship between North Korea and Russia with long-time North Korea expert Dr. Andrei Lankov of Kookmin University.