Miasnikov, Evgeny V.

Miasnikov, Evgeny V.

Independent Expert

PhD in Physics and Mathematics.

Born on June 18, 1962.

In 1985, Evgeny V. Miasnikov graduated from the Faculty of Aerophysics and Space Research of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), and in 1988, he completed postgraduate studies at MIPT. In 1989, he defended his PhD thesis, which was devoted to the problem of the informativeness of polarization measurements in the laser location of aqueous media. From 1988 to 1991, he worked at the NGO “Elas” and the SPC “OPTEX” in Zelenograd as an expert on remote sensing of the ocean. In 1997, he founded the START Internet project, a website, which he managed until May 2003. From 1992 to 2016, he was a leading researcher at the Center for the Study of Arms Control, Energy, and Ecology. Since 2011, he was the Director of the Center for the Study of Arms Control, Energy, and Ecology, and took an active part in the research projects of the Center. He is the author of numerous publications on the topical issues of strategic arms reduction. Currently, Evgeny V. Miasnikov is an independent expert.

PIR Center Advisory Board Member since 2011. 


  • Мясников Е.В. Контроль над вооружениями: проблема настоящего // Индекс Безопасности. 2015. Т. 21. № 1 (112).
  • Мясников Е.В. Совместимы ли модернизация ядерных вооружений и стремление к ядерному «нулю»? // Бюллетень ученых-атомщиков. 20 марта 2015.
  • Мясников Е.В. «Ядерные» решения и их долговременные последствия // Бюллетень ученых-атомщиков. 21 марта 2015.
  • Мясников Е.В. Конструктивные шаги, а не превосходство // Бюллетень ученых-атомщиков. 21 марта 2015.
  • Мясников Е.В. Развитие стратегических неядерных вооружений: опасности для СЯС РФ мнимые и реальные / Выступление на семинаре «Проблемы сокращения стратегических ядерных и неядерных вооружений» // Московский Центр Карнеги. 17 апреля 2015.
  • Miasnikov E. Verification and Confidence Building Measures Related to Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Obstacles on the Way Forward // Presentation at CSIS Track-II Dialogue on Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons. January, 2015. 
  • Miasnikov E. How to approach nuclear modernization?: A Russian response // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. May 1, 2015. Vol 71. № 3. P. 12-15.

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