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President Kennedy announces the imposition of quarantine on Cuba; the beginning of the acute phase of "Caribbean Crisis".
22.10.1962

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23.09.2019

Students of the fourth cohort of the dual degree master program WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security, which is run jointly by The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center, started their studies at MGIMO University in September.

21.08.2019

Amb. Roland Timerbaev – a luminary in the field of nonproliferation, an undisputed authority, a great teacher and mentor – has passed away.


27.06.2019

“Autonomous systems are gradually displacing humans from the battlefield, and in many aspects, this can be a boon to the military, who are exposed to less risk. However, at the same time, humans transfer to artificial intelligence (AI) a part of their powers, and consequently a part of their responsibility. According to experts, neural networks will probably never learn to explain their decisions to humans. This can become a serious problem once AI is involved in such areas as intelligence, data analysis, communications and control, scenario development, and in the long run decision making.” – Director of PIR Center’s Emerging Technologies and Global Security Project Vadim Kozyulin.

No. 17 (2001): Proliferation and Nonproliferation in South Asia: Status and Outlook (In Russian).

nz17.jpgThe authors study the nonproliferation problem in South Asia, attempting to reveal the internal reasons for the crisis situation in this region, analyzing military strategic and geopolitical consequences of the appearance of new nuclear states, and presenting their views on the prospects for lessening nuclear confrontation within and around the region. The publication also analyzes the reasons for the escalation of arms race on the South-Asian subcontinent, as well as Russian-Indian cooperation concerning the peaceful use of atomic energy, prospects for its further development, and influence on the future of the international nonproliferation regime.

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