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The USSR commissions the first world commercial nuclear power plant (NPP) in the city of Obninsk (Kaluga Region).
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23.06.2022

On June 25, at 20:00 in Zvenigorod (Moscow region), as part of the Maslin Fest, the PIR Community is holding the First Charity Auction in support of the PIR Center Education & Training Program. Among the lots on display: unique materials from the 1990s, bibliographic and research rarities from our storerooms, books and magazines with autographs of the authors. To participate in the auction, it is enough to register for the Maslin Fest.

23.06.2022

On June 22, 2022, the XXI International School on Global Security for young professionals from Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was visited by Sergei Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia. He noticed the fundamental theses of the Russian foreign policy doctrine and assessed the current situation of the Russian Federation on the world stage and prospects for the development of relations with partners.

21.06.2022

In an Vladimir Orlov's interview, director of PIR Center, with Jorge Ferrer, a journalist of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, the issues of the risks of using nuclear weapons against the background of the Ukrainian conflict are touched upon. We also talked about how the Chekhov's gun differs from nuclear weapons, whether Russia will use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine, whether European children can sleep peacefully now, American or Russian nuclear weapons pose a great danger to global security, whether there is reason for optimism today and which race will replace the current unwise human race.

19.06.2022

On June 19, the official opening of the XXI International School on Global Security took place. The director of PIR Center Vladimir Orlov and the coordinator of Education & Training Program of the PIR Center Elena Karnaukhova addressed the students of the School with a welcoming speech. He stressed the importance of holding face-to-face scientific and educational events and suggested to forget about "zooms" for a while, and tune in to active, live communication. The participants of the School will have an exciting 9 days full of discussions on pressing issues of global security.

PIR Center Projects in 2022

 

1.  Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia Program

1.1 Future of the NPT & Russia's Interests

1.2 Arms Control and Scenarios of Nuclear Disarmament 

1.3 Rebuilding the Russian-American Dialogue on Global Security

1.4 Iranian Nuclear Program: Russia's Interests

1.5 Russia's Role in the Process of Establishing WMDFZ and Development of Peaceful Nuclear Energy in the Middle East

1.6 Prospects of the Russian-Chinese Dialogue on Global Security, Nuclear Nonproliferation and Arms Control

1.7 Oral History of Nuclear Nonproliferation: Voices from Russia

1.8 Yaderny Kontrol (Nuclear Control) E-journal 


 

2. Global & Regional Security: New Ideas for Russia

2.1 Global Security: New Ideas for Russian Foreign & Security Policy

2.2 Towards a New European Security Agenda

2.3 BRICS Potential for Global Peace and Security 

2.4 Emerging Technologies and Russia's National Interests

2.5 Russian Security Index Yearbook


 

3. Education and Training Program

3.1 International School on Global Security

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3.2 International Dual-Degree MA Program in Global Security, Nuclear Policy, and WMD Nonproliferation Studies

3.3 Internship Program at PIR Center

3.4 Nonproliferation.World – An Online Platform for Education & Research 

3.5 PIR Alumni Community

3.6 Midweek Brainstorming Sessions

3.7 Collaboration with Universities

3.8 The Timerbaev Debates & International Student Club

3.9 Ten-Year Global Plan on Promoting Disarmament and Nonproliferation Education

3.10 Nuclear Nonproliferation Textbook – a New Russian Edition

3.11 Nuclear Nonproliferation Textbook – Global Edition (in English)

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4. Information & Publications Program

4.1 Developing PIR Center's Web Site www.pircenter.org 

4.2 Security Index Occasional Paper Series (Russian Edition)

4.3 Security Index Occasional Paper Series - Global Edition

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4.4 PIR Press News

4.5 Pirogue Newsletter

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4.6 Dialogue in the Social Media and with the Media on Foreign and Defense Policy, Global and Regional Security

 Program presentation


  

5. Partnerships & Networking

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5.1 PIR Center's Advisory Board 

5.2 Trialogue Club International

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