PIR Center Blog

14.02.2018

The 51st anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco is seeing yet another nuclear disarmament move in Latin America. Out of the five countries that have ratified the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), three belong to Latin America and the Caribbean. While the region is taking the lead in promoting a nuclear-weapon-free world, it is necessary to reconcile nuclear and non-nuclear states in the 2020 NPT review cycle and find common ground on practical steps towards nuclear disarmament.

08.12.2017

"Due to the impending fear of a chemical or biological weapons attack from a non-state actor, the Russian Federation proposed an initiative for the International Convention on the Suppression of Acts of Chemical and Biological Terrorism. In particular, the concern is with the increased risk of industrial chemicals and chemical and biological warfare agents being utilized by terrorists. This extensive proposal aims to be a "comprehensive, long-term, and global" solution against the risk of proliferation. Such concern pertaining to terrorist’s ability to acquire and utilize chemical or biological agents as a mechanism to carry out terrorist acts is qualified in the current international political climate."

17.11.2017

At the events devoted to the 200th anniversary of the Russian settlements and founding of the Russian fortresses Fort Alexander, Fort Barclay de Tolly and the only one remaining, Fort Elizabeth, on the island of Kauai Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov has spoken on the topic "US-Russian Relations: Learning from the History, Looking into the Future".

12.11.2017

This year, Russia and the United States commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Russian settlements and founding of the Russian fortresses Fort Alexander, Fort Barclay de Tolly and the only one remaining, Fort Elizabeth, on the island of Kauai. These events are a bright page of the history of positive relations between Russia and the United States.

20.10.2017

"All I have to say to Trump, abandon this reckless game before it’s too late! You are deluding yourself if you think you’ve been dealt all the trump cards. Your imaginary perfect is the enemy of the good. The JCPoA is a good deal. Signed not only by the United States, but also by six other countries (including Russia), it is working well. All the parties are abiding by their commitments. There can be no deal with Iran without Iran itself. Your imaginary grand bargain is a folly; it has no basis in reality."

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