Following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to North Korea, join us for a discussion of key takeaways from the summit.

In his first trip to North Korea since 2000, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a two-day state visit to Pyongyang to meet with Kim Jong Un to bolster Russia-DPRK ties. This expert panel will assess the summit outcomes, the drivers behind increasing Russia-DPRK cooperation, and the implications of this partnership for both regional and global security.


  • Jenny Town
    Jenny Town

    Senior Fellow and Director || Korea Program and 38 North


  • Yun Sun
    Yun Sun

    Senior Fellow and Director || China Program, Stimson Center

  • Yuki Tatsumi
    Yuki Tatsumi

    Senior Fellow and Director || Japan Program, Stimson Center

  • Rachel Minyoung Lee
    Rachel Minyoung Lee

    Senior Fellow || Korea Program and 38 North

  • Vladimir Ivanov
    Vladimir Ivanov

    Adjunct Senior Fellow || Stimson Center