Chronology

An atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. At 8:15 a.m. the B-29 bomber Enola Gay drops a 14-kiloton, 2,227-kg atomic bomb named Little Boy on Hiroshima, resulting in over 200,000 deaths and about 160,000 injured.
16.08.1945
Germany successfully tests the Fau-2 (V-2) ballistic missile. It becomes the world’s first missile to break the speed of sound.
16.08.1942

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Blog entries: Галина Сальникова

26.01.2022

The UN General Assembly First Committee (GA1) is one of the primary platforms for deliberations on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament issues. It considers all disarmament and international security matters within the scope of the UN Charter or relating to the powers and functions of any other organ of the United Nations. From 4 October to 4 November 2021, the 76th Session of the UN GA First Committee on Disarmament and International Security took place. By observing the results of the Committee’s work, we can have more insight into the activeness of states in nonproliferation field, the distribution of power and influence among different states, and general support of UN Member States to different nonproliferation issues.

08.01.2022

In light of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the UN Study on Disarmament and Nonproliferation Education, students of the Dual Degree Program in Nonproliferation Studies (MGIMO-MIIS-PIR Center) shared their personal experiences of participating in various initiatives based on the 2002 recommendations and their views on the relevance of the recommendations in general.

24.12.2021

I have heard quite many researchers saying that nuclear risk reduction cannot be achieved unless complete elimination of nuclear weapons takes place. The same idea is mentioned by Thomas Hajnoczi, for...

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