Speaking of Socio-Economic and Political Processes in the DPRK under Kim Jong-Un and Their Influence on Russian-North Korean Communication

  •  Ekaterina Veka    
  •  Vladimir Pecheritsa    


The article analyzes North Korea domestic policy processes, such as socio-economic and political ones, under KIM Jong-un. The article shows that there are no signs of regime transformation which many experts prefer to declare. The survey proves that all processes initiated by KIM Jong-un within the country are neither more nor less than continuity with his predecessors’ policy. At the same time KIM Jong-un protects his hard line in foreign policy, his course appears to be even more severe than his father’s one at times. He is ready to show his will to the USA and even to Beijing. But relations between the DPRK and the Russian Federation are modifying. The last two years are characterized with appearance of the new touch to Russian-north Korean relations-they turn to economics keeping the political relations format. Two countries are seems to have even similar foreign policy concept in the face of common enemy.

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