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13.07.2020

“In June, the US National Security Council was due to consider a draft decision on the revision of some elements of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). In particular, Washington wants to remove heavy attack and reconnaissance drones from the MTCR control list, which will allow American companies to supply them to “unstable” countries as well. The military-industrial complex is lobbying removal of some restrictions from the USA the most actively, and although no final decision on this issue has been reported, the consequences of such a step can be significant: the entire regime of international export control may be jeopardized” - this is the leitmotiv of the 524th issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

10.07.2020

The article analyzes NATO nuclear sharing arrangements and examines the history of the concept of nuclear sharing, based on archival documents, and its practical implementation at the present stage. The authors pay special attention to the positions of the countries in whose territory American tactical nuclear weapons are stored, as well as to the speeches of countries against nuclear sharing at the PrepComs of the Review Conference. In conclusion, recommendations for Russia in working on this issue are voiced.

09.07.2020

“Training in the morning frees rest of the day - this is our general rule,” – Irina Mironova, senior specialist at Gazprom, senior lecturer of international programs at European University at St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kovchegin, independent consultant.

International School on Global Security 2015 Program

Sunday, August 30

* Arrival of participants, hotel check-in, registration
* Opening Ceremony


Monday, August 31

* Introduction of participants
* Russia’s political priorities in international security

* International WMD nonproliferation regimes and the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

* The situation in the Middle East – mythic and real threats, risks and opportunities for the CIS

* What is BRICS capable of? New five-year plans and its realisation perspective

* Seminar on readings


Tuesday, September 1

* The Iranian nuclear issue and nonproliferation problems in the Middle East

* Situation in Afghanistan influence on the security and development of Central Asia states. Eurasian integration potential in solving regional problems

* Roundtable. Background and future architecture of pan-European security


Wednesday, September 2

* Current issues in arms control

* World nuclear energy development trends and international nuclear nonproliferation regime

* Can ISIS obtain an A-bomb? Current status of nuclear security

* IAEA and other international mechanisms in regional nonproliferation and nuclear security problem-solving – background, potential, problems and prospects

* Seminar. Current issues of nonproliferation and nuclear security


Thursday, September 3

* Roundtable. International security cooperation perspective across Eurasia in the context of new global problems and challenges

* Seminar. “The situation in neighboring regions and security in the post-Soviet space”

* Russia in the international field – what and why has changed in the last year, what to happen next year


Friday, September 4

* ICT: a revolutionary factor in the international security and global development

* Privacy and security in the cyberspace: from Snowden’s revelations to the “internet of everything”

* Cyber-weapons and cyber-attacks: modern digital threats pattern

* Roundtable. Cyberspace international laws: problems and application prospects

* Current and future issues of the internet governance


Saturday, September 5

* Debate “Will the world be safer without nuclear weapons?” 

* Visit to the Federal State Cultural Establishment Artistic and Literary Museum Abramtsevo

* Does the Moscow Consensus have a chance – the Russian outlook in the new international context

* Closing Ceremony. Certificates of completion award ceremony


Sunday, September 6

* Guided tour. Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius in Russian history and culture

* Departure 


 

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