Category Archives: NK

Russia Funds Construction Projects That Use Forced Laborers

They lived directly at the site, right in the very same houses. They worked as finishers and sometimes did hard labor, like mixing cement. They worked there for a little less than two months and were paid 15,000 roubles (about $230 -ed.) for five people. A new report from Hromadske’s partner outlet Novaya Gazeta exposes the use of North Korean forced

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Russian, North Korean State Media Team Up to Fight ‘Fake News’

State media outlets in Russia and North Korea have signed a new cooperation agreement that includes plans to counteract “fake news” together, the state-run TASS news agency reported Wednesday. TASS and North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) previously signed a cooperation agreement in 2005. TASS is currently the only Russian media outlet to operate a permanent bureau in

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