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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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Sharon Squassoni

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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Russian economy is now recovering from 2008-2009. Quick overlook on major economic aspects: Growth was above 4.5% last two years and should be above 3.8% this year. Last 12 years: mushrooming expenditures fuelled by 388% increase of oil prices between  2000 & 2008. By 2015, Russia might face a curre...

«We in the Western counties export democracy as if it were the best solution, as if you should be ashamed not to have a democracy. This is a wrong vision of the world. In my opinion, some countries simply could not work based on democracy. Sometimes it is better to have a good, strong, “despot eclai...

The expanding realm of issues tackled by the PIR Center, both in this journal and in its other activities, has led to more and more attention to the problem of energy security and Russia's role in the post-Soviet space. These materials from a round table organized by the PIR Center with the support ...

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