Ukraine War Gives North Korea Reasons to Draw Closer to Russia

SEOUL—Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created a chance for North Korea, which has strengthened its ties with Moscow and change into one among its most outspoken backers.

Pyongyang needs to dispatch laborers to the Russia-controlled areas of jap Ukraine—Donetsk and Luhansk—offering the Kim regime with a much-needed supply of abroad revenue. Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to supply allies with superior weapons and army tools, simply as North Korea is pursuing new property like hypersonic missiles. Moscow can even enhance its cross-border commerce of meals and assist and use its seat on the United Nations Safety Council to dam any tighter sanctions on North Korea.