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30.07.2021

This work continues the cycle of publications of the PIR Center devoted to the elements of the "strategic equation" proposed by Russia as the basis for a new architecture of strategic stability. The goal of the project is to find ways to "correlate" various weapons systems within a single equation or system of equations in order to offer solutions acceptable to Russia during future negotiations on strategic topics.

26.07.2021

PIR Center values PIR Alumni Community, which includes more than 1000 people - PIR Center alumni, current employees, interns and consultants of PIR Center, members of PIR Center Executive Board, representatives of PIR Center Advisory Board. In order to maintain strong ties with the members of its "Community" PIR Center is launching a survey among alumni of the Education & Training Program projects. Thanks to this initiative, alumni will be able to stay in touch with PIR Center, receive latest newsletters and have a channel for cooperation.

22.07.2021

On July 15, the 110th Summer Session of the Trialogue Club International was conducted. This Summer Session was unique for the Club. It was organized in partnership with the Embassy of India to the Russian Federation and was held in the format of a Farewell for the Members of the Trialogue Club International on behalf of H.E. Venkatesh Varma, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Russian Federation. The session was dedicated to the topic “New Strategic Equation: Variables Outside Russian-American Relations and Multilateral Disarmament”.

Conventional Arms and Prospects of Arms Trade Treaty. Useful links

Useful Resources

p3529_3.jpgRussian Ministry of Foreign Affairs web page on Arms Trade Treaty: http://www.mid.ru/ns-dvbr.nsf/dvarmstrade You can find official documents and presentations by Russian officials here. All the materials are mainly given in Russian and English.

p2034_1.jpgSite of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation (Russian state department for arms export) http://www.fsvts.gov.ru/eng.html contains regulatory legal acts on the Russian export of arms and military equipment, information about Russian participation in international military exhibitions and shows, interviews of senior arms exporters. You can also see references to web sites of main Russian defense producers. Some materials are available only in Russian.

p3534_1.jpgThe Russian Federation Ministry of Defense web page http://www.mil.ru/eng/ provides very general information on the ministry objectives, senior officials. The page “Links” contains a substantial list of references to official Russian state sites starting from Kremlin and ending up with Defense Procurement Agency.

p3554_5.jpgThe Official Document Search System of the United Nations http://documents.un.org/ will let you find UN papers and records by key words and other search parameters. All the materials are available in six official UN languages and various formats.

 

p3554_2.jpgThe web site of the international NGO Saferworld www.saferworld.co.uk contains considerable volume of information on conventional arms control, conflict prevention, security sector reform etc. Original reports by Saferworld deserve special mentioning. Some of them are available in Russian.

p3554_3.jpgwww.smallarmssurvey.org serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers, and activists.

p3529_1.jpgVisitor of the International Action Network on Small Arms web site www.iansa.org will know about international community activities against armed violence presenting a real threat to developing but also to developed countries. The resource contains reports, legal acts and statistics on SALW. The page http://www.iansa.org/un/att.htm is devoted to ATT.

p3554_4.jpgStockholm International Peace Research Institute web site www.sipri.org is dedicated to conflicts, armaments, arms control and disarmament. SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations based on open sources to policymakers, researchers, media and public.

p3529_2.jpgInternational Institute for Strategic Studies web site www.iiss.org is the primary source of accurate, objective information on international strategic issues for politicians and diplomats, foreign affairs analysts, international business, economists, the military, defense commentators, journalists, academics and the informed public.

Resource in Russian only

p3554_1.jpgRussian Weapons web site (Оружие России) http://www.arms-expo.ru/ provides information on modern and prospect military systems but also contains data on military exhibitions as well as current news on defense issues.

 

p3529_5.jpgIndependent Military Review (Независимоe военное обозрение) http://nvo.ng.ru is a source of operative and analytical information on military reforms and national security of Russia.

p3529_4.jpgMonthly National Defense journal (Национальная оборона) http://www.oborona.ru/  is devoted to wide spectrum of the Russian national defense issues.

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