Russia and the Korean Peninsula: Central rather than peripheral?

Tan, Er-Win and Govindasamy, Geetha (2021) Russia and the Korean Peninsula: Central rather than peripheral? Korea Observer, 52 (1). pp. 29-49. ISSN 0023-3919, DOI

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The potential role of Russia as an intermediary in inter-Korean relations has been under-studied inasmuch as regional attempts to bring about the denuclearisation of North Korea are concerned. Although Russia had previously taken a less active role during the Six Party Talks, it is apparent President Putin has sought a Russian Pivot to Northeast Asia, with a particular interest in consolidating Russian interests on the Korean Peninsula. Russian involvement as an intermediary acceptable to both Seoul and Pyongyang may mark a possible opportunity to break the current impasse over the denuclearisation of North Korea.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turn to the East policy; Russian Far East; North Korea; Denuclearization
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of East Asian Studies
Depositing User: Ms Zaharah Ramly
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2022 04:22
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022 04:22

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