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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Deputy Director General of Rosatom evaluates U.S.-Russian relations in the nuclear sphere in the context of the recently signed 123 Agreement.

We have common interest in safe and secure nuclear energy development (full text)

In 1974-76, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Roland Makhmutovich Timerbaev was part of the  Soviet delegation that negotiated the “threshold” treaties limiting the yield of underground nuclear explosions, conducted either for weapons testing or for peaceful purposes. The ambassador relat...

An expert of the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo presents his controversial view of Russia's policy inCentral Asia with the focus on energy security and potential alliances within the Russia-China-United States triangle. Baev criticizes Moscow for the lack of strategic insight and pre...

A U.S.-Russian Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (a so-called Section 123 agreement) has been initialed. Is this Agreement in Russia's interest? And even if Russia signs it, is it likely to enter into force? The PIRCenter's executive director examines both the politica...

The development of nuclear energy, either in the military field or in its various peaceful applications, entails a scientific and technical challenge for any nation and it also demands significant financial, material and human resources. Due to its strategic and special nature, especially in terms o...

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