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Valentin Voloshchak

The topics of politics, defense and security on the Korean Peninsula are covered in this blog. Author: Valentin Voloshchak, teaching assistant at Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia

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October 16, 2018

Despite the unfolding peace dialogue and reduction of military tensions on Korean Peninsula, South Korea still needs to enhance its military capabilities, what is also a part of "Defense Reform 2.0" aspirations. This doesn't necessary relate to…

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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