The 1994 Convention on Nuclear Safety enters into force for the U.S.
South Africa joins the NPT Treaty as a non-nuclear weapons state.

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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.


“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.


“When students, aspiring to become diplomats, ask me whom they should regard as a role model, I say “Sergei Ryabkov”. You demonstrate such a unique combination of perseverance when it comes to defending national interests, openness to a dialogue, gentleness, intelligence, flair erudition, considerable professional expertise and an innate curiosity, inherent in young spirits, coupled with an endearing charm. Happy anniversary!” – Vladimir Orlov, PIR Center Director and MGIMO Professor.

The 20th Anniversary of the Trialogue Club International (1993-2013)

Dear Members of the Trialogue Club International,

In 2013 the Trialogue Club celebrated its 20th Anniversary!

The Trialogue Club is a unique community of leading diplomats, experts, businessmen. Club members attended 5 Clubmeetings with leading Russian and foreign experts on international security, received issues of the Security Index journal, 12 issues of the Russia Confidential analytical bullitin and  invitations to all PIR Center’s events as well as several pleasant surprises for our permanent members.

Looking forward to welcome you at the next Club meetings!


Dr. Dmitry V. Polikanov

Chairman of the Trialogue Club International

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