Chronology

Russia President B.N. Yeltsin signs a directive "On Termination of Nuclear Weapons Testing at Novaya Zemlya Test Range".
26.10.1991

Blog entries: Nuclear security

12.02.2015

The paper concludes that noteworthy changes in the international nuclear non-proliferation regime are hardly expected. Being useful for legal formalization of the non-nuclear weapon status of a state giving up nuclear military program and for further monitoring of related obligations, the NPT and non-proliferation regime overall can’t stop a development of nuclear weapons if a state decides to do so. In turn, the prospects of nuclear proliferation (or non-proliferation) depend on peculiarities of the strategic situation in a particular region and its evolution.

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