Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Asia

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

North Korea covers the entire northern part of the Korean peninsula. The country is considered one of the last communist bastions on earth. It is governed strictly by dictators and is considered the most restrictive political system of our time. Geographically, North Korea borders China (North), Russia (Northeast) and South Korea. The western border is […]

Conflicts in Korea 4
Asia

Conflicts in Korea Part 4

North Korea was met by increasingly harsh sanctions from the outside world, not only from the UN but also directly from the EU and the US. Following the fifth nuclear test in the autumn of 2016, the UN Security Council introduced sanctions banning the export of coal, iron and lead, important sources of income for North […]

Conflicts in Korea 3
Asia

Conflicts in Korea Part 3

Conflict over core programs In 2002, North Korea confirmed in talks with the United States that it had enriched uranium and produced plutonium, a breach of the 1994 agreement. The United States stopped oil supplies and other aid. IAEA inspectors were expelled from North Korea, which also denounced the NPT (Non Proliferation Treaty), the agreement to […]

Conflicts in Korea 2
Asia

Conflicts in Korea Part 2

Mutual fighting killed thousands of Koreans. In 1947, the United States pulled the Korean conflict before the UN, which decided to hold general elections. However, the UN Electoral Commission was not allowed into the north. Elections were held separately and on both sides the men appointed by the great powers won. In May 1948, the Republic of Korea was […]

Conflicts in Korea 1
Asia

Conflicts in Korea Part 1

The Korean conflict began where World War II ended. When the Korean Peninsula was liberated from Japanese occupation in 1945, the Koreans split into two states. The Soviet Union and the United States made North Korea and South Korea enemies of each other in a conflict that continued into the 2000s. According to 800zipcodes, North Korea is […]