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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.

No. 2 (1996): Limited Armed Conflicts and Russia’s Security (In Russian).

2.jpgThe author discusses the classification of limited armed conflicts, analyzes the nature of threats posed by such conflicts, the role of internal policy, the principles of decision-making, the role of armed forces as conflict participants. The author provides recommendations for optimizing the Russian defense system taking into account the threat of limited armed conflicts, and proposes to extend the national military doctrine with respect to Russia’s participation in limited armed conflicts and optimization of the Russian armed forces’ structure.

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