Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

Are North Korean Troops Heading to Ukraine? New Military Movements Suggest Possibilities

Daniel Kim Views  

North Korean military officers responsible for the nation’s military education are set to visit Russia. This trip marks the first since last month when North Korea and Russia promised a cooperative relationship akin to a military alliance.

On the 9th, Reuters reported, citing the Korean Central News Agency, “The president of the Kim Il Sung Military University, Kim Kum Chol, was leading the delegation of military training officials and departed by plane on Monday.”

Details such as the full list of delegation members, aside from Kim Kum Chol, as well as the purpose, exact location, and duration of the visit, remain undisclosed.

Kim Il Sung Military University, where delegation leader Kim serves as president, is a premier military training institution that develops elite officers. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is known to have acquired military knowledge at this university following his studies in Switzerland.

On the 19th of last month, during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to North Korea, North Korea and Russia signed a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement. After that, the possibility of deploying the North Korean troops to the Ukrainian battlefield is raised. The agreement includes a commitment to provide military and other aid by all means necessary in emergencies.

Concerns about deployment reared their head as high-ranking North Korean military officials visited Russia for the first time since the treaty. The fact that this is the first ‘military’ cooperation despite several mutual visits between North Korea and Russia in the past has also heightened concerns.

Meanwhile, on the 6th, Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun reported that Putin had requested troop deployment from Kim Jong Un, citing a source familiar with North Korean-Russian relations. The Yomiuri added that Kim did not answer this request definitively.

Daniel Kim
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments0

300

Comments0

[LATEST] Latest Stories

  • Armani and Dior Under Investigation for Worker Exploitation in Italy
  • How Microsoft and Google Are Helping China Bypass U.S. Chip Export Controls
  • North Korea Drops Trash Balloons Across the Border for the 8th Time This Year
  • Biden Dropping Out? Pelosi Hints at a Shocking Election Decision
  • 'It's Spreading Rapidly': Alarming New Disease That Has Experts Worried
  • How a Chinese Tycoon Turned Whistleblower Became America's Most Wanted Fraudster

Weekly Best Articles

  • How Spain Is Using Goats and Sheep to Battle Wildfire Season
  • When Eye Contact Is Your Enemy: 10 Scary Reality of Scopophobia
  • 7 Romantic Getaways Around the World for a Deeper Love
  • Why Corn Should Be Your Go-To Snack This Summer: 10 Health Benefits Revealed
  • 10 Essential Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Summer Hike
  • Could We Run Out of Ketchup? California Drought Threatens Tomato Supply
  • 4 Easy Tips to Keep Your Corn Freshness All Summer Long
  • How Regular Sauna Use Can Help Control Menopause Weight Gain
  • 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Peroxide Soda: Safety Tips You Need to Know
  • Passenger Forced to Pay $700 for Reclining His Seat on a Train – Here’s Why
  • 10 Easy Hacks to Prevent Armpit Sweat and Smell
  • Why You’ll Never See Trash at Disneyland: The 30-Foot Rule

You May Also Like

  • 1
    4 Easy Tips to Keep Your Corn Freshness All Summer Long

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 2
    How Regular Sauna Use Can Help Control Menopause Weight Gain

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 3
    10 Do's and Don'ts of Peroxide Soda: Safety Tips You Need to Know

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 4
    Passenger Forced to Pay $700 for Reclining His Seat on a Train - Here's Why

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 5
    10 Easy Hacks to Prevent Armpit Sweat and Smell

    LIFESTYLE 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Why You’ll Never See Trash at Disneyland: The 30-Foot Rule

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 2
    Hollywood's Next Big Hits: Top 10 Upcoming Movies You Can't Miss

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 3
    Barcelona Bumps Up Tourist Tax: Travel Just Got Pricier!

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 4
    Tesla Cybertruck Outsells Ford F-150 Lightning in May

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    First-of-its-Kind Suicide Capsule to be Used in Switzerland

    DEBATE 

Weekly Best Articles

  • How Spain Is Using Goats and Sheep to Battle Wildfire Season
  • When Eye Contact Is Your Enemy: 10 Scary Reality of Scopophobia
  • 7 Romantic Getaways Around the World for a Deeper Love
  • Why Corn Should Be Your Go-To Snack This Summer: 10 Health Benefits Revealed
  • 10 Essential Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Summer Hike
  • Could We Run Out of Ketchup? California Drought Threatens Tomato Supply
  • 4 Easy Tips to Keep Your Corn Freshness All Summer Long
  • How Regular Sauna Use Can Help Control Menopause Weight Gain
  • 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Peroxide Soda: Safety Tips You Need to Know
  • Passenger Forced to Pay $700 for Reclining His Seat on a Train – Here’s Why
  • 10 Easy Hacks to Prevent Armpit Sweat and Smell
  • Why You’ll Never See Trash at Disneyland: The 30-Foot Rule

Must-Reads

  • 1
    4 Easy Tips to Keep Your Corn Freshness All Summer Long

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 2
    How Regular Sauna Use Can Help Control Menopause Weight Gain

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 3
    10 Do's and Don'ts of Peroxide Soda: Safety Tips You Need to Know

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 4
    Passenger Forced to Pay $700 for Reclining His Seat on a Train - Here's Why

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 5
    10 Easy Hacks to Prevent Armpit Sweat and Smell

    LIFESTYLE 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Why You’ll Never See Trash at Disneyland: The 30-Foot Rule

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 2
    Hollywood's Next Big Hits: Top 10 Upcoming Movies You Can't Miss

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 3
    Barcelona Bumps Up Tourist Tax: Travel Just Got Pricier!

    LIFESTYLE 

  • 4
    Tesla Cybertruck Outsells Ford F-150 Lightning in May

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    First-of-its-Kind Suicide Capsule to be Used in Switzerland

    DEBATE 

Share it on...