Tsoi Returns With Another Ship

Tsoi Returns With Another Ship

After our previous article, Pyongyang Papers has been investigating more information regarding Tsoi Ming Chi and his lucrative trading business...
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Tsoi, Winson Oil and the Diamond 8

Tsoi, Winson Oil and the Diamond 8

Following on from our previous article, Pyongyang Papers has been informed and investigating more sanctions breaking activity involving crude and...
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Russian Company Resumes Trading with North Korea

Russian Company Resumes Trading with North Korea

Oil is an essential commodity to any country including North Korea. Crude and refined oils is heavily used in all...
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Fishy Business

Fishy Business

Pyongyang Papers have been investigating lawsuits that North Korean workers are still being sent abroad in large numbers to, among...
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North Korean Workers Head Back to School

North Korean Workers Head Back to School

With the UN Security Council's repatriation deadline well past in December 2019, many countries around the world have sent DPRK...
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North Korean Doctors Relocate to Africa

North Korean Doctors Relocate to Africa

We already know that DPRK uses workers abroad to spread influence and generate funds for the regime. The Database Center...
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What are North Korean Companies Building in Africa?

What are North Korean Companies Building in Africa?

North Korean construction companies view Africa as a ripe target for generating wealth. The problems that this new colonialism causes,...
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The Unfiltered Truth About North Korea’s Ryugyong Corporation & It’s Cigarettes

The Unfiltered Truth About North Korea’s Ryugyong Corporation & It’s Cigarettes

Unless you are a brave smoker of cut-price North Korean cigarettes, you've probably never heard of the Ryugyong Corporation. We...
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Duplicitous Diplomats, Dutch Generators, Pharmaceuticals & Toothpaste

Duplicitous Diplomats, Dutch Generators, Pharmaceuticals & Toothpaste

Who knew that Western Europe was a hotbed of DPRK diplomats behaving badly? The Pyongyang Papers didn’t. But we’re hearing...
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Vladivostok: the Promised Land for North Korean Sanctions Evaders?

Vladivostok: the Promised Land for North Korean Sanctions Evaders?

Vladivostok! For those of us lucky enough to live in sunnier parts of the world it doesn't sound like a...
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On this site you will find a searchable index of individuals and entities with links to North Korea sanctioned by the UN, regional bodies or individual countries. We have also collated information from across the Internet including sourced from the international press, think tanks and pressure groups who have conducted their own investigations into DPRK sanctions evasion.

Check out our databases of people, organizations, ships or aircraft listed for, or accused of association with, sanctions evasion. You can also check out our list of UN Panel of Experts reports.

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Tsoi, Winson Oil and the Diamond 8. @pyongyangpapers investigates more companies and individuals breaking #sanctions to supply oil to North Korea #DPRK #NorthKorea
https://pyongyangpapers.com/investigations/tsoi-winson-oil-and-the-diamond-8/

NEW: In August, Russia and China only reported sending a total of 173 tons to the DPRK — a crash of more than 88% compared to July’s total, and a year-over-year decrease of 96% from Aug. 2019.

https://www.nknews.org/pro/petroleum-exports-to-north-korea-hit-rock-bottom-in-august-un-data-shows/?t=1601623145660

Fined for sanctioned smokes — a tobacco products firm in the United Arab Emirates was fined more than $665,000 for violating sanctions by helping a North Korean customer acquire cigarette filter tips.

https://www.nknews.org/2020/07/uae-tobacco-firm-admits-to-violating-u-s-sanctions-on-north-korea/?t=1594953228828

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