Gleb Ivashentsov

Russian Federation

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of The Russian Federation to the Republic of Korea (2005-2009), Vice-President of the Russian International Affairs Council.

Materials

Mission Possible? US State Secretary Goes to Pyongyang Again
05.07.2018
On July 5, 2018, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began his visit to North Korea. According to Washington, at a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un he would seek Pyongyang’s agreement on a

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Trump-Kim Summit: A Breakthrough or Just a ‘Prelude to Peace?’
14.06.2018
US President Donald Trump and Chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un held a summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018, which is, without doubt, a historic event, if only because the two

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Inter-Korean Summit: Ways Towards Rapprochement
24.04.2018
The Korean crisis has two components. One is the North Korean nuclear and missile program. Another is the decades-long division of the Korean nation in two separate states. These issues are

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Washington-Pyongyang Talks: Guarantees Are Required
15.03.2018
Chung Eui-yong, Head of the National Security Office under the president of South Korea, said, while speaking to reporters in Washington, that president Trump had expressed his agreement to hold a

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Hwasong-15 Missile: What's Next?
30.11.2017
Does the appearance of Pyongyang's ability for a nuclear missile strike against Washington change something? In fact, nothing, except that the situation around Korea has entered a new round of

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Why ‘Destroying North Korea Beyond Recovery’ Will Not Work
15.09.2017
After the UN Security Council agreed on Monday to ratchet up sanctions against North Korea for its sixth nuclear test, Kim Jong Un has to prove to his nation that he will continue his programme

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A New Korean War: To Be or Not to Be
27.07.2017
The total losses of the United States and South Korea could reach almost a million troops, including up to 100,000 killed Americans. The total cost of the war with the DPRK was estimated at 100

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South Korea Elections: Spoiler Democracy or an Alternative Political Course?
18.04.2016
The Minjoo, an opposition democratic party, has won the parliamentary majority as a result of the South Korean elections for the first time in 16 years.
A Tortuous Path towards Peace in Korea
01.09.2015
The recent escalation of the situation on the Korean Peninsula began in August, after two South Korean soldiers had been wounded by a mine explosion in the demilitarized zone. Seoul put the blame for

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“Demand” for Russia and Russia’s Interests in Asia Pacific
19.11.2013
Asia Pacific is becoming a foreign policy priority for Russia. This is logical, as it is the most rapidly developing geopolitical region. Not only is the global economic and political center of

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North Korean Campaign Pursues Propaganda Goals
10.04.2013
Pyongyang is trying to mobilize North Korean society around the new leader Kim Jong Un and to convince North Koreans that their young but bold leader is standing up to US imperialists. On the other

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Russia’s Strategic Aims in the Asia-Pacific Region
31.08.2012
The APEC Leaders’ Week in Vladivostok is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate to the Asia-Pacific community the prospects for economic partnership with Russia and how it can be used to promote

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