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The Security Index Occasional Paper Series Publishes Policy Memo " If the New START Treaty Expires With No Extension:Scenarios For Russia" image
01.06.2020

The memo presents possible scenarios should the New START Treaty expire without extension. Special attention is being paid to confidence building measures to implement without a treaty-like legal basis. The memo also considers the build-up potential of strategic nuclear forces of Russia and the US.

 

29.05.2020

"As a follow-up to my Memos dated March 27, 2020, April 10, 2020, April 24, 2020 and May 12, 2020, I hereby declare the extension of the remote work mode until June 11, 2020 inclusive, due to the persistence of the complex epidemiological situation in Moscow", – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Director of PIR Center.

26.05.2020

«The circumstances in which the whole world has found itself today have changed, but the importance of nuclear nonproliferation issues and U.S.-Russia dialogue on the NPT review process continues to bring together both young and major experts. I am very glad that modern technologies help us in this. Could anyone predict a year ago, at the last meeting of the working group, that the Review Conference would be rescheduled? Hardly. But this gives us time, and by “us” I mean Russia, the USA and the whole nonproliferation community, time to think creatively about how we can better prepare for it. And our Track 2.5 meetings are devoted to exactly such ideas, fresh and bright, from the next generation of experts», – Director of PIR Center, Head of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation, Professor at MGIMO University, Co-Chair of the working group Dr. Vladimir Orlov

International Summer School on Global Security 2006

SS2006-FirstPage-1.jpgFrom July 9th to 15th  2006 PIR Center and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies conducted a Summer School on nonproliferation issues for experts from Russia and the CIS countries.

SS2006-FirstPage-2.jpgThe 2006 edition of Summer School it was attended by 25 young professionals representing nine CIS countries and 11 Russian cities as well as officials from the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, the Federal Agency for Atomic Energy and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

SS2006-FirstPage-3.jpgThe issues studied at the Summer School included following topics: the history and reasons behind creation of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, the role of international organizations and multilateral agencies in strengthening of the nonproliferation regime, chemical and biological weapons nonproliferation regimes track record, nuclear arms control, the new tendencies in nuclear doctrines, contemporary issues in the international nonproliferation regime, multilateral approaches to the nuclear fuel cycle, regional aspects of nonproliferation regime, international system of the export control for nonproliferation, WMD counter-terrorism, Global Partnership against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, etc.

For all questions concerning the International Summer School please contact PIR Center Education and Training Program Director Albert Zulkharneev by phone at +7 (495) 987 19 15 or e-mail zulkharneev@pircenter.org

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