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In 2019, the third session of the 2020 NPT Review Conference Preparatory Committee will take place in New York. Malaysian diplomat, Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Yaakob, was chosen to serve as its Chair. In its interview to PIR Center Consultant Andrey Baklitsky for Yaderny Kontrol (Nuclear Control) bullet...

Russian and American experts have widely assumed that on July 16, 2018, one of the issues that may come up during the Russia-US summit in Helsinki is arms control. Unlike many other issues, it would also be a less controversial topic for the US administration battled by the accusations of “collusion...

On July 16, 2018, the presidents of Russia and the United States will meet in Helsinki for the first US-Russian summit since Donald Trump assumed the presidency. The cyber domain is likely to be included in the agenda of the upcoming meeting.


Direct Russia-US cyber dialogue is currently suspended si...

The first of July 2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of the opening for signature of the landmark Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). This treaty is the world’s most important multilaterally negotiated international treaty on global nuclear governance. Of its 193 States partie...

I believe that during the last months, we have been witnessing very serious changes inside Syria and around Syria. So, I will start with some truth inventory of the main developments that can help us to understand what is going on. The first issue that I would like to stress is that we are still wit...

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Corporate Club member since 2018. Office of the Military Attache at the Embassy of the Republic of Austria in Russia.

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Corporate Club member since 2018

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Club Member since 2017. Embassy of Finland in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club member since 2017. Embassy of Finland. Defence Attache Office 

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germany_f.gifCorporate Club member since 2012. Embassy of Germany in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club member since 2015. Embassy of Italy in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club members since 2016. Embassy of Japan in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club member since 2016. Embassy of Poland in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club Member since 2002. The Embassy of Switzerland in the Russian Federation

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Corporate Club Member since 2013. Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Russian Federation

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Corporate Club member since 2015. International Committee of the Red Cross.

The International Committee of the Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

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  • City : Moscow
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Position : Consultant
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Individual Club Member since 2018


Head of Global Stakegolder Engagement in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Internet Corporation for Assiigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). PIR Center Consultant since 2015, PIR Center Program Coordinator for Global Internet Governance and International Information Security in 2014-2015.

Alexandra's research interests include global internet governance and security, stability and resilience of the Internet unique identifier system, as well as international information security, cyberstability challeges, communications privacy and data protection online. 

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  • Affiliation : Marcuard Heritage, Managing Director
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Individual Club member since 2013.
Michael Kunzi is a financial services professional with fifteen years of banking  and management experience with UBS AG and Lombard Odier & Cie. In June 2013, Michael joined Marcuard Heritage Group, a Swiss asset manager. Michael holds a PHD in Russian language and literature from the University of Bern. He has lived in Moscow since 2000, is married and has a son.

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nato.jpgCorporate Club Member since 2011. NATO Information Office in Moscow

Through its activities, the NATO Information Office in Moscow seeks to help ensure Russian public understanding the relationship between the Russian Federation and NATO. It serves as a focal point for disseminating information about the role and function of NATO in Russia.

Naumkin Vitaly V. image
  • City : Moscow
  • Affiliation : Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Position : Academic Director; Honorary Member of the "Trialogue" Club International
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PhD in History, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 1968, he graduated from the Faculty of History and Philology of the Institute of Asian and African countries of Moscow State University (later Institute of Oriental Languages), where he specialized in the study of the history of Arab countries and the Arabic language. In 1966-1967, he had an interned at Cairo University and  American University in Cairo (Egypt). In 1968-1970 he served as an officer in the Soviet Army, taught at the Military Institute of Foreign Languages of the Defense Ministry. Since 1972, he began teaching medieval history of the Arab world, Islamic studies and modern political development of the Arab countries in the IAAC MSU. In 1972-1977, worked at the Graduate School of Social Sciences in the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. Twenty years of his career devoted to the Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences, where he was the Head of Department of the Arab Countries, then served as Deputy Director of the Institute, and throughout 1994-2009 – Head of the Center for Arab Studies. He is also President of a non-profit NGO “Center for Strategic and Political Studies,” Editor-in-chief of the “Vostok/ORIENS” journal, member of the advisory Scientific Council under the Security Council of Russia. He leads the Department of Regional Studies at the Faculty of World Politics at Moscow State University. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2014. Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2018.

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  • City : Moscow
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Position : Special Advisor
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Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov is expert in international security and Russia’s foreign policy. His research areas include major threats and challenges to international security, primarily, nuclear nonproliferation.

Dr. Orlov founded PIR Center, a private think-tank dealing with global security and foreign policy, in 1994 and was the institute’s Director (President) until April 2015 when he decided to step down as PIR Center’s CEO while remaining on Center’s Executive Board and concentrating on specific nuclear nonproliferation and other projects. Dr. Orlov is a member of the Trialogue Club International, which he founded in 1993. He is the founder (in 2006) of the Centre russe d'etudes politiques, a Geneva-based research and consultancy association. Honorary member (Membre d’Honneur) of the Centre russe detudes politiques. Member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters (till 2019).

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846_150_150.jpgPIR Center is an independent nongovernmental organization, which carries out research, as well as educational, public awareness and publishing activities, and provides consulting services. From the time of its founding in April 1994 to this day, the priority areas of the Center's research studies remain international security, control and nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. PIR Center is in consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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  • Affiliation : Embassy of Hungary
  • Position : Minister-plenipotentiary
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Individual Club member since 2017

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norway.jpgCorporate Club Member since 2000. Royal Norwegian Embassy in the Russian Federation

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  • Affiliation : ASEAN Center, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Position : Director; Honorary Member of the Trialogue Club International
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Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2012. Director of the ASEAN Center at the Moscow State Institute (University) of International Relations (MGIMO-U), and Chief Research Fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RAS. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2012. Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2018.

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  • Affiliation : Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Position : Board member, Honorary Member of the Trialogue Club International
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General of the Army, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Hero of the Russian Federation. In 1967 graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with the Diploma of referent for Eastern countries. Since 1973 Member of the Russian Union of Journalists. Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service in 1996-2000. First Deputy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in CIS countries in 2000-2004. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to India in 2004-2009. PIR Center Executive Board member since 2014 and Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2012.

  • City : Moscow
  • Affiliation : Embassy of Romania
  • Position : Deputy Defence Attache
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Individual сlub member since 2017

 

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