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The Future of U.S.-Russian Arms Control: Principles of Engagement and New Approaches image

As one of its first security policy decisions, the Biden administration agreed to extend the New START Treaty for five years with no conditions.  The New START Treaty represents one of the last remain

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Russia President V.V. Putin signs the new revision of Russia’s National Security Concept.
17.01.2000
A U.S. B-52 bomber crashes in Spain with four thermonuclear bombs on board. Two of the bombs are damaged, resulting in the contamination of two hectares of soil.
17.01.1966
The Council of Ministers of the USSR makes the decision to assist socialist countries in research in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy.
17.01.1955

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10.01.2022

On January 3 this year, the nuclear-weapon states issued “The Joint P5 Statement on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races”. For the first time, the leaders of the “P5” jointly affirmed that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought”. This statement was scheduled to be presented in the margins of the NPT Review Conference, which was to be held in January of this year. Notwithstanding that the NPT RevCon was postponed, this statement saw the light.

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  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
    - European security
  • Position : Consultant, "Global & Regional Security: New ideas for Russia" Program
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    - Russia-NATO relations
    - Central Asia
    - Illegal arms traffic
    - Military-technical cooperation between Russia and other countries
    - Cyber security
    - Arms control
  • Position : Consultant
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Arms control
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Experts discussed how the emergence of new nuclear states was prevented after the collapse of the Soviet Union at the PIR Center seminar

On December 23, 2021, the expert seminar on the topic “30 Years of Russian Nuclear Succession” was held by PIR Center under the “Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia” program. Experts from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the United Stat...

Will there be Russian intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe?

Against the background of rising tensions between Russia and the NATO alliance over the military-political situation on the border between Russia and Ukraine, the lack of progress in finding a politico-diplomatic solution may prompt Russia to deploy ...

IAEA, Iranian nuclear facilities and missing videos

On Wednesday, December 15, after several months of negotiations, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi and the head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization, Mohammad Eslami, reached an agreement that ensured the Agency would have access to the nuclea...

The P5 process 2021-2022

  PIR Center launched a special project to study the activities of "the P5 process" countries in 2021-2022. Within the framework of this project, we are interviewing various experts from the representatives of "the P5 process" to better understand t...
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13.01.2022

On January 13, 1993, the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction was signed (also known as Chemical Weapons Convention, CWC). According to Art. I, States Parties are obliged not to develop, produce, or use chemical weapons, not to carry out military preparations for their use; to destroy all chemical weapons in their possession or abandoned by them on the territory of another State Party; destroy any facilities producing such weapons, and not use riot control chemicals as a weapon of war.

30.12.2021

On December 23, 2021, the expert seminar on the topic “30 Years of Russian Nuclear Succession” was held by PIR Center under the “Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia” program. Experts from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the United States, including direct participants in the events, took the floor during the seminar.

29.12.2021

Since 2007, Albert Zulkharneev's career was intertwined with PIR Center. Here he went through all the steps of the career ladder – from intern and educational projects coordinator to director in 2015–2019. In 2019, Albert Zulkharneev went to work at the All-Russian Popular Front, where he was engaged in social projects. At the same time, Albert, as a true PIRovets, has not lost his strong connection with our team and, until November 2021, continued to contribute to PIR Center activities as Advisor to Director and PIR Center Advisory Board Member.



 
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