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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 Summer School on Global Security 2007

ss2007-FirstPage-01.jpgThe 2007 edition of the Summer School was held between July 1st  and 14th  in the hotel complex Pokrovskoye. The event organized by the PIR Center was attended by young professionals from Russia and other CIS countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-2.jpgA wide range of participants included 25 young professionals from government agencies (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence etc.) regional universities, research institutions of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine took part in the summer school 2007. The overall number of received applications in 2007 exceeded 200 accounting for 13 countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-3.jpgMinistry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Canada, Ministry of Defense of Switzerland, U.S. Department of Energy, Carnegie Endowment, International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and Centre for Nonproliferation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies were the co-organizers of the 2007 PIR Center Summer School.

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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