Chronology

The Soviet Union signs Additional Protocol II to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Tlatelolco Treaty).
18.05.1978
The test of the Indian nuclear explosive device; power yield 10 to 20 kilotons.
18.05.1974
The Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed, the Ocean Floor, and in the Subsoil Thereof comes into force.
18.05.1972
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17.05.2022

While most of the countries remain concentrated on the Ukrainian crisis, there is a possibility of another crisis at the different edge of Eurasia. The potential troublemaker is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and its nuclear missile program, which has somewhat revived in recent times.

13.05.2022

Negotiations to return to Iranian nuclear deal in recent weeks have noticeably stalled. The main reason for this is the discrepancy between the positions of Tehran and Washington on the status of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which is extremely important for Iran both from a military and economic point of view. On this background, external players interested in the restoration of the deal became more active. First of all, this concerns the monarchies of the Persian Gulf.

11.05.2022

The military situation in Europe against the backdrop of the ongoing Russian special operation in Ukraine remains tense. On May 1, joint exercises Defender Europe and Swift Response began in Poland and eight other NATO countries. These exercises said to be last until May 26. Up to 18 thousand servicemen from the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and other countries will take part in them.

10.05.2022

On April 28, the 113th Spring Session of the Trialogue Club International took place. It was dedicated to the topic “Hot Spring of 2022: Introduction to A New Global Insecurity, where the Ukraine events of early 2022, its potential consequences and future situation were discussed.

Summer School 2011 Speakers

  • AKHTAMZYAN Ildar A., Associate Professor, International Relations and Foreign Policy Department of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the RF Foreign Ministry

  • ANTONOV Anatoly I., Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation

  • BEDRITSKY Alexander V., Deputy Head of the Euro-Atlantic Studies Department of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies (RISS)

  • BELYAEVA Marina P., Advisor, State Corporation “Rosatom”

  • BUZHINSKY Evgeny P., General-Lieutenant, PIR Center Consultant

  • DURAY Michel, Head, Partnerships Section, Engagement Directorate, NATO Public Diplomacy Division

  • EUGSTER Simon, Defence Attace, Embassy of Switzerland

  • EVSTAFIEV Dmitry G., PIR Center Advisory Board Member, Security Index Editorial Board Member

  • GRIGORYEV Leonid M., Deputy Director General, Research Supervisor at the Federal State Institution «Russian Energy Agency»

  • ISAEV Vladimir A., Chief Research Officer, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • KALININA Natalia I., Chief Research Officer, Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences

  • KASENOVA Madina B., Professor, the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs

  • KELLER Ron, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

  • KORTUNOV Andrey V., President, New Eurasia Foundation

  • KOZYULIN Vadim B., Director of Conventional Arms and Arms Trade Treaty Project of PIR Center

  • NESSAR Omar, Head, Center for Studies of Modern Afghanistan

  • NOPENS Patrick, Professor, Royal Belgium Military Academy, Brussels

  • ORLOV Vladimir A., President, PIR Center

  • PETRENKO Alexei G., Head, International Cooperation Department,  Federal Financial Monitoring Service

  • POLIKANOV Dmitry V., Vice President, PIR Center

  • PSHAKIN Gennady M., Director, Analytical Center for Non-proliferation

  • PSZCZEL Robert, Director, NATO Information Office in Moscow

  • RESHETNIKOV Leonid P., Director of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies (RISS)

  • ROMANOV Andrei G., Deputy Director, Coordination Center for TLD RU

  • RYABKOV Sergey A., Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  • STEPANOVA Ekaterina A., Head, Peace and Conflict Studies Unit, Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences

  • SULSER Urs, Defence Attace, Embassy of Switzerland

  • TISHCHENKO Grigoriy G., Head of the Defense and Military-Industrial Strategy Department of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies (RISS)

  • TRUBNIKOV Vyacheslav I., Member of the Directorate at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences

  • VORONKOV Vladimir I., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Director of Department of European Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  • VORONTSOV Alexander V., Head of the Department for Korean and Mongolian Studies at the Institute ofOriental Studies of the Russia Academy of Sciences

  • YAKUSHEV Mikhail V., Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board, Vice President, Mail.Ru Group

  • ZHARIKHIN Vladimir L., Deputy Director, Institute of CIS Countries

  • ZVIAGELSKAYA Irina D., Head of Section, Center for Arabic Studies Institute of Oriental Studies, RussianAcademy of Sciences

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