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"We are neighbours. Russia is part of Greater Europe. The European Union is a major player in the European space, but it is not the whole of Europe, n...

Shaping the next generation of experts is the main goal of the education and training system on nonproliferation, created and supported by PIR Center...

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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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Against the backdrop of events in Ukraine and the serious crisis in relations between Russia and the West, which have systemic causes, it is becoming increasingly clear that Europe's current security architecture requires reevaluation. The article's authors, Evgeny Buzhinsky and Oleg Shakirov stress...

Europe finds itself in the peculiar situation – it is left without any significant arms control agreements, while being transformed by the United States into the theater of potential military operations. The author argues that the negotiations on the new regime should be launched, otherwise Russia m...

Europe and Russia both need a new conventional arms control regime in equal measure. Long-term, predictable and sustainable cooperation in the framework of that new regime would facilitate the resolution of common security problems and have a positive effect on all the other areas of Russia's cooper...

The direct participant in the negotiations to elaborate the CFE Treaty presents his views on the future of the agreement and on the prospects for overcoming the current deadlock. The author believes that only if the Western states take Russian interests into account, one can speak of a resuscitation...

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