«Historically when dealing with nonproliferation people are thinking primarily about states. But in the case of WMD there is also a need to study non-state actors»: an interview with Professor Jeffrey Knopf

PIR Center expands cooperation with the expert community of the Gulf states

PIR Calendar 2023: May

“To serve the country with a pen and a sword”: a year has passed after demise of Army General Vyacheslav I. Trubnikov

«Ves Mir Publishers» releases the second edition of the PIR Center's Report «New Nuclear Nine? Assessing Nuclear Proliferation Threats in the World»

PIR Calendar 2023: April

On the International Day for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Awareness PIR Center is pleased to announce the start of preparations for the VI International Timerbaev Nuclear Debates

«Not a concession, not a curtsey, but a necessity»: Anatoly Antonov's review of the PIR Center's collective monograph «Russian-American Nuclear Nonproliferation Dialogue. Lessons Learned and Road Ahead»

PIR Calendar 2023: March

Guardian of the «atomic legacy»: a year has passed after demise of Colonel-General Evgeny P. Maslin

XXII PIR CENTER International School on Global Security is open for Applications

PIR Calendar 2023: February

Intelligence Reported Accurately: On the 30th Anniversary of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Public Report «New Challenge After the Cold War: The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction»

The Kommersant Publishing House released a column by Vladimir Orlov on the 30th anniversary of the presentation of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Russia Open Report (1993)

How can Russia not turn into Porthos in times of the crisis of the NPT regime? Article by Vladimir Orlov and Sergey Semenov on the risks of expanding the «Nuclear Club» in «Russia in Global Affairs» Journal

PIR Calendar 2023: January

Articles Written by PIR Center Representatives Have Been Published in IMEMO RAS Academic Journal "Pathways to Peace and Security"

H.E. Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the USA, will chair the State Examination Commission within the International Dual Degree M.A. Program in Nonproliferation Studies

PIR Center came out with the new report on the assessment of threats to the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the world

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov Meets with Students of the International Dual Degree M.A. Program in Nonproliferation Studies

Russian-African Cooperation Discussed at the 115th Autumn Session of the Trialogue Club International

Palgrave Macmillan publishes the second edition of Russian–American Nuclear Nonproliferation Dialogue: Lessons Learned and Road Ahead

Thesis of H.E. Sergey A. Ryabkov for the conference “On the 60th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis”

Expert seminar on the topic “Russian-US Dialogue on the NPT Review Process and the Role of Youth” by PIR Center and James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

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May 31, 2023

Today, within the framework of «Oral History of Nuclear Nonproliferation» Project, we present to your […]

May 31, 2023

Interview with Ambassador Sergio Duarte within «Oral History of Nuclear Nonproliferation» Project

May 30, 2023

MAY 30, 2023. MOSCOW. PIR PRESS. “I would like to thank PIR Center for the […]

May 30, 2023

«Ves Mir Publishers» releases Selected Works of Roland M. Timerbaev

May 30, 2023

MOSCOW. MAY 30, 2023. PIR PRESS. The Security Index Occasional Paper Series came out with the […]

May 30, 2023

The Security Index Occasional Paper Series came out with the new report “On a New Global Order and Its Nuclear Dimension. An Interview” by Dmitry Trenin

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