Popular articles

Vladimir Orlov: “Russia and the United States should resume a comprehensive dialogue on global nuclear proliferation threats” image

On January 19, 2021, Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Director of the PIR Center, gave an interview to Security Index journal.


SECURITY INDEX: In your recent op-ed column, co-authored with Sergey Semenov and published by Kommersant Daily, you stated that “Russia and the United States, as major nuclear-weapo...

Heather A. Conley, Vladimir Orlov, Gen. Evgeny Buzhinsky, Cyrus Newlin, Sergey Semenov and Roksana Gabidullina
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 remaining vestiges of international arms control architecture and one of the few areas of potentially prod...

Nuclear energy in Saudi Arabia within Vision 2030 Program: Prospects for nuclear energy cooperation and nonproliferation risks image

Saudi Arabia is considered a nuclear “newcomer”. Although Saudi Arabia’s nuclear program dates back to the 1960s, the kingdom has demonstrated significant interest in nuclear energy only over the last decade. The Saudi interest in the peaceful use of nuclear energy is due to several reasons, among w...

All articles



The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism, PSI, and Global Partnership against Proliferation: Progress and Future Challenges

Vladimir Orlov

The GP will continue to be an active mechanism, and one with international influence. Its already accumulated experience is invaluable. However, it will require a transformation to keep up with the current needs and current and future challenges. PIR Center’s Study “The Prospects for International Cooperation in WMD Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security” (published in September 2013) addresses the issue of its potential transformation and proposes the following recommendations regarding the future development of the Global Partnership in the context of preparations for the Russia-chaired G8 Summit is Sochi in June 2014

Full text


Presentation by Vladimir Orlov at Korea-United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues Jeju, R.O.C. 14-15 November 2013