Chronology

Secretary General of the CC CPSU M.S. Gorbachev outlines a nuclear weapons elimination program that will conclude in 2000.
15.01.1986
The USSR carries out the first underground nuclear explosion for peaceful purposes at the Grachevski oil deposit in Bashkiria.
15.01.1965
The Plenary Meeting of the Chinese Communist Party makes the strategic decision to develop its own nuclear forces, responding to U.S. threats to use nuclear weapons against China.
15.01.1955
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15.01.2021

The article analyzes the correlation between the regions impacted by the spread of COVID-19 and the territories of genetically modified organisms crops cultivation and consumption. The authors note that the highest mortality rates from COVID-19 can be observed in countries with a high level of genetically modified foods production and consumption, while the countries where it is prohibited hold low COVID-19 mortality rates. Based on the data analyzed, a hypothesis is put forward about the correlation between the global spread of COVID-19 and GM foods, along with the production and consumption of GMO crops.

11.01.2021

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov met with students online.

30.12.2020

In November 2020, one of the "fathers of the Iranian nuclear program," academic physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Iran. In response to the incident, Iran has accelerated the adoption of a law to increase the level of uranium enrichment. In an interview with intern at PIR Center Maria Bondareva, former Iranian Permanent Representative to the IAEA and other international organizations in Vienna Ali Asghar Soltanieh spoke about the consequences of the relevant events.

PIR Center Projects in 2020

 

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 Yaderny Kontrol (Nuclear Control) E-journal 


 

2. Emerging Technologies and Global Security Program 

2.1 Emerging Technologies and Global Security

2.2 Global Internet Governance and International Information Security


 

3. Russia’s Priorities in Regional Security Program 

3.1 Toward a New European Security Agenda 

3.2 BRICS Potential for Global Peace and Security


 

4. Education and Training Program

4.1 International School on Global Security

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

4.3 Internship Program at PIR Center

4.4 Nonproliferation.ru / Nonproliferation.world – Educational Online Platform

4.5 PIR Center Alumni Community

4.6 Midweek Brainstorming Sessions

4.7 Collaboration with Universities

4.8 The Timerbaev Debates – International Student Club

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

4.10 Nuclear Nonproliferation Textbook – a New Russian Edition

4.11 Nuclear Nonproliferation Textbook – Global Edition (in English)


 

5. Information & Publications Program

5.1 Developing PIR Center’s Web Site www.pircenter.org 

5.2 Security Index Occasional Paper Series (Russian Edition)

5.3 Security Index / Russia Confidential Occasional Paper Series (Global Edition)

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5.4 PIR Press News

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

 

 


  

6. Partnerships & Networking

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6.1 Trialogue Club International

6.2 PIR Center’s Advisory Board

6.3 Partnership with the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian MFA on Global Trends & International Organizations

6.4 Partnership with the Geneva-based Centre russe d'études politiques

 

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