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Samokhin A.V. – 10 days in North Korea that shocked me.

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I usually write only scientific articles, but here, as the saying goes, could not take up the pen. I will try to objectively as possible describe the impressions of the trip to DPRK. Before flying to North Korea, and I was there for the first time, I tried to find as much information as possible […]

The Story of a Woman and President Park Geun-hye

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Observing amplification of South Korean rhetoric, deterioration of the inter-Korean cooperation and escalation of the crisis up to allegations by the leadership of the South Korean National Intelligence Service of posible acts of terrorism, I decided to write an article that would shift readers’ attention to a no less important topic. It will not be […]

K. Asmolov – The Korean Peninsula: Another Pig War?

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The phrase “a Pig War” used in the title of this article has been mentioned in a number of previously published articles. Today, in view of another episode of escalation of inter-Korean relations, this phenomenon will be explained in detail. First, let us look at the causes of the new wave of antagonism. If we […]

Jon Min Dok – Suspension of US-south Korea joint military exercises: Prerequisite for ensuring peace on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia

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Mr. Jon Min Dok, Director, Institute for Disarmament and Peace, DPRK A lot of water has flowed under the bridge since the end of Cold War. The world has made a tremendous advance and the times have undergone dramatic changes. But, one place still remains unchanged and that is exactly the Korean peninsula. Needless to […]

Independence, Peaceful Reunification and Grand National Unity – the Fundamental Principles of Korean Reunification

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It has been long past half a century since Korea, a homogenous nation with a 5,000 year-long history, was divided into two by foreign forces. Even the name of the country, Korea, that was admired as “the land of morning calm” is now being addressed as “north Korea” and “south Korea” for the past 70 […]

The Korean Peninsula: Is There a Nuclear War Coming?

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Georgy Toloraya Doctor of Economics, Professor of Oriental Studies, Director of the Korean Studies Program of the RAS Institute of Economics In early January 2016, front pages around the world carried numerous stories on Pyongyang’s hydrogen bomb test. The flurry of comments that followed the DPRK’s announcement of conducting “a hydrogen bomb test” highlighted several […]

Ways an Asian War Could Erupt

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Alex Ward   At times of global instability, the places where things remain calm stand out. That is the case with northeast Asia, the area primarily comprised of China, Japan, parts of Russia and the two Koreas. Due to the generosity of the Korean Economic Institute and Korea Foundation, I had the chance recently to […]

Lee Kyong Wan – VICTIMS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, SAKHALIN KOREANS, AND INTERNATIONAL COMPENSATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THEM IN SAKHALIN

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Lee Kyong Wan, Research Professor, Academic rank: Doctor (PhD), Halllim University (Republic of Korea), arachika@naver.com Abstract: Koreans conscripted to Sakhalin by Japanese colonizers during the World War II experienced inexorable sufferings from racial persecution and harsh labor. Even after the war, their human rights were downtrodden by all national societies. These nations should take moral and legal responsibilities for […]

A Korean Helsinki Process?

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SEOUL – Last month, North and South Korea narrowly avoided a catastrophic military confrontation. After 40 hours of strenuous negotiations, the South agreed to stop loudspeaker broadcasts into the demilitarized zone between the two countries, in exchange for the North expressing “regret” for the South Korean soldiers killed by a landmine blast in the DMZ […]

US says it will not provide food aid to North Korea during its worst drought in 100 years

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North Korea is in the midst of a severe drought, its state news agency reported, North Korea is in the midst of a severe drought, its state news agency reported, raising fears of worsening food shortages in the impoverished country, where child malnutrition is a persistent problem. “The worst drought in 100 years continues in the D.P.R.K., […]