Latvia allows North Korea to circumvent US sanctions

When the United States imposed sanctions on North Korea at the end of last year, the North Korean state banks found channels to continue making money flow to the ballistic missile program of that country, according to the United States: the small nation of Latvia. One of the largest banks…

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15 architectural gems hidden by the secretive regime of North Korea

Colorful apartment complexes contrast with futuristic and patriotic structures in projects planned and rigorously executed by the state in Pyongyang. The ideas of self-sufficiency, nationalism and collectivism developed in North Korea, isolated from the world since the mid-twentieth century, a very particular architecture that is just beginning to be known.

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North Korea destroys its nuclear test base before foreign media

North Korea collapsed explosions Thursday in the tunnels of its Punggye-ri nuclear test center in the northeast of the country, international media invited to witness the detonations reported. North Korea announced it would dismantle the base after the summit held on April 27 with South Korea, in which both countries…

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North Korea’s mountain of nuclear tests could have collapsed

A study by geologists from China’s University of Science and Technology says North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear testing site, located under the Mantapsan mountain, collapsed as a result of the explosions. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake that took place eight and a half minutes after the nuclear test on September 3, 2017…

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Why did Kim Jong now decide to stop North Korea’s nuclear tests?

Currently, North Korea has probably only six launch vehicles for its intercontinental missiles. Although Kim Jong-un during his 2017 New Year’s speech stated that his nuclear forces were “complete”, there is good reason to believe that he would like to increase his launchers and even work on components of the…

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