Database: Map of North Korean Munition Routes to Russia

Foreign Affairs, Military
, by and CSIS Beyond Parallel team created an interactive map documenting possible North Korean munition routes to Russia by rail. There is active expansion of infrastructure at Tikhoretsk Munitions Storage Facility, Mozdok Munitions Storage Facility, and Yegorlykskaya Airfield, which has been converted into a munitions storage facility to store ammunition closer to the front lines of the war in Ukraine.

A Case for Rajin Port: Economic Significance and Geopolitical Implications

Economics
, by , and Rajin holds considerable economic value, and its viability stems from its potential to act as a regional logistics hub linking the Chinese northeastern provinces, Far East Russia and North Korea. For China, the development of the northeastern provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin hinges on access to a seaport. Having long suffered from stagnated growth and brain drain, the region is further weighed down by inefficient transport options that continue to stymie its economic potential.