North Korea

Dandong Firm Markets North Korean Products for Export

Dandong Import and Export Corporation and a number of its subsidiaries export North Korean-made garment products from China to Europe and other countries, and market North Korean coal and iron through Chinese business-to-business (B2B) platforms, Kharon found.


Swiss Firm Sues Over Blocked Payment to Vekselberg-Linked Company

A lawsuit filed recently against units of Deutsche Bank AG in New York federal court involving a company linked to Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg shows the complexity of complying with U.S. sanctions, even when a financial firm has minimal involvement with the designated parties.


Russian Influence Operation Launches New Media Group

The Federal News Agency, which has been described as the “successor” to a notorious Russian troll farm that engaged in election interference in the U.S., last week launched a new media consortium.