Former Assistant Professor, Oriental Studies Department, St. Petersburg State University
Wilson Center Project(s):
North Korea History: Soviet Advisers in North Korea 1945-62


Project Summary

A study of captured North Korean documents, housed in the National Archives, providing insight into the inner-workings of the North Korean administration and the history of its formative years (1945-50). Dr. Lankov’s study made particular note of the Russian-language materials, finding reports of trade missions, economic policy and notes on the currency reform, documents on transnational corporations, and battle orders for the North Krean Army.