Konstantin Asmolov

Russian Federation

Leading Research Fellow at the Korean Studies Center, RAS Institute for Far Eastern Studies.

Materials

The Pre-Olympic Thaw Comes As Good News, but What Next for the Two Koreas?
15.01.2018
From a tactical point of view Kim Jong-un got a plus for his reputation, and for supporters of the idea of an unpredictable regime refusing to dialogue it could be more difficult to find arguments.
What Russia Can Do Towards Settling the Korean Crisis
07.12.2017
Russia should continue doing what it has been doing, that is, rejecting North Korea’s nuclear ambitions as potentially destructive for the security architecture, insisting on a political and
North Korea: Is "War by Error" Possible?
28.08.2017
Quite recently, the present writer offered theoretical remarks on the likelihood of a military conflict on the Korean Peninsula[1], noting that the probability of this has increased considerably this
How to End the Korean Peninsula Crisis: Political Uncertainty and Faltering…
14.07.2017
North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test seemed like a red line to many, but it should be understood that North Korea needs a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile not in order to behave
North Korea with Missiles Is Not a Whipping Boy
16.02.2017
North Korea's actions look more like a strategical deterrence than the aggressive course that its enemies try to attribute to Pyongyang, masking by the tittle-tattle about the North Korean threat