Vladimir Orlov: “Russia and the United States should resume a comprehensive dialogue on global nuclear proliferation threats” image

On January 19, 2021, Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Director of the PIR Center, gave an interview to Security Index journal.


SECURITY INDEX: In your recent op-ed column, co-authored with Sergey Semenov and published by Kommersant Daily, you stated that “Russia and the United States, as major nuclear-weapo...

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For Russia, the military developments and strategies of the United States recreate those challenges and threats that the USSR associated with President Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Adopted in 1984, the SDI programme involved...

Towards Global Security Through Equal Rights and Consensus image

The international relations system has been in the process of transformation since the early 1990-s. Today one may unequivocally say that the unipolar project, which has been constructed by the USA with the help of its allies, did not materialize.  There began the construction of a more just multipo...

NATO nuclear sharing arrangements: whether they are compliant with the NPT. Assessment of the current situation in the context of the upcoming NPT Review Conference. image

Throughout the Cold War, there was a race for the development and production of new types of nuclear weapons between the two great powers, the USA and the USSR. Both countries were deploying these weapons in Europe. After the collapse of the USSR, all nuclear weapons from the post-Soviet space were ...

The editors decided to shift the focus a little from the problems of nuclear nonproliferation and arms control and talk about people. Nikita Degtyarev, PIR Center Information & Publications Program Coordinator, interviewed Sarah Bidgood, Director of the Eurasia Nonproliferation Program at the James ...

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Abdykaimova, Nazira image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Diplomatic Academy of the Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, magister
Annayev, Atageldi K. image
City : Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, First Secretary
Bagiev, Artem V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Position : international journalist
Dauletov, Serik A. image
City : Astana, Kazakhstan
Affiliation : Institute of Statehood, Security and Development, Nazrbayev Center, research fellow
Demidov, Vadim V. image
City : Minsk, Belarus
Affiliation : Belarusian State University, International Relations Department, student
Dyussembayeva, Assel S. image
City : Astana, Kazakhstan
Affiliation : Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, chief expert
Gasimov, Kamal T. image
City : Baku, Azerbaijan
Affiliation : Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, expert
Jamshitova, Ayperi J. image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Kyrgyzstan Government International Cooperation Department, expert
Khachatryan, Armen K. image
City : Erevan, Armenia
Affiliation : International Military Cooperation Department, Defense Policy Authority, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, officer
Kosarev, Vyacheslav V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation, intern
Kukol, Semen Y. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Center for Near Abroad Research, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, research fellow
Lilly, Bilyana V. image
City : Sofia, Bulgaria
Affiliation : Oxford Analytica, expert
Makhukova, Alena V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : PIR Center
Position : Research fellow
Preclik, Jiri image
City : Prague, the Czech Republic
Affiliation : Common Foreign and Security Policy Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, civil servant
Roskoshnaya, Maria S. image
City : Moscow
Affiliation : Rusatom Service JSC
Position : Head of Export Control Department
Biography :

The 3rd class adviser of state civil service. The graduate of the Moscow State University of Economy, Statistics and Computing, Institute of Management (2012). In 2014 graduated from the Financial University of the Government of Russian Federation and Vnesheconombank joint master degree program "Joint State-Private projects control". Successfully passed professional retraining in the Russian Academy of National Economy and Career Service under President of Russian Federation, and internship in the Institute of International Affairs and Development in Geneva. Participated in education program of the University of Georgia “Strategic trade management” (2011). Participated in the International Summer School at PIR Centre (2013). Interned at Vneshekonombank State Corporation (2014). In 2012-2015 worked as nuclear equipment adviser of the Department of export control of the Federal service on technical and export control of Russia. As a part of the delegation of Russian Federation participated in the Department of State program on “Export control and border security” and in the events conducted by the Russian-Chinese working group on export control and dual-use goods trade within Russian-Chinese commission on preparation of regular meetings of the chapters of governments. Awarded with second degree medal of the Federal service on technical and export control of Russia “For strengthening of state information protection system”. Successfully passed the qualification exam of FSTEC of Russia and was awarded a certificate of the export control specialist (records 36, 202, 1661 expertise). At present, Head of the Department of export control of the Rusatom Service JSC. 

Shadurskiy, Andrey V. image
City : Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Affiliation : International Relations Department, Saint-Petersburg State University, Senior lecturer of Chair of European studies
Shapiro, Natalia I. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : World Policy Department, Moscow State University, senior lecturer of Chair of foreign languages
Sharipov, Djamshed M. image
City : Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Affiliation : CIS States Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, attache at the CIS department
Skorokhodova, Olga N. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Biography :

Olga is a Ph.D student in the history and theory of international relations at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of History. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she spent as a Fox International Fellowstudied at Yale University, at the MacMillan Center for International and Regional Studies. Olga participated in the PIR-Center International Summer School on Global Security in 2013. Her research interests embrace the energy politics and security policy in the Greater Middle East and Southeast Asia. Olga speaks Russian, English, French and Spanish. She has been an intern at PIR Center since October till December, 2013.

Sveshnikova, Yulia V. image
City : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Affiliation : PIR Center
Position : Consultant
Biography :

Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Malaysia. PhD in History. Graduated from the Law Faculty at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (HSE) (2010), accomplished PhD program at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at HSE (2013), MA in Muslim World Issues at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC) at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) (2016). Studied language at the Imam Khomeini International University (2011). Education Program Coordinator at PIR Center (2010). Research Fellow at HSE (since 2010). Proficient in Russian, English, and Persian. Area of expertise: Iran domestic politics, Iran nuclear program, Islamic culture and sociocultural development of Muslim countries, Malaysian politics, political processes in Southeast Asia. 10/20

Utebaev, Meder S. image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Foreign Policy Department, the Kyrgyz Republic President Administration, Foreign policy department inspector
Viktor I. Zimin image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Russian Federation Embassy to the Republic of Azerbaijan, executive assistant
Volodkina, Daria Y. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Federal Unitary Enterprise “Institute of Strategic Stability” of Rosatom Nuclear Energy State Corporation, research fellow
Yatsiv, Volodymyr O. image
City : Kiev, Ukraine
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Directorate General for the Secretariat of the Minister, Third secretary of Minister's Secretariat Department