Yesin, Viktor I.

Yesin, Viktor I.

City:
Moscow
Affiliation:
Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Institute for Advanced Strategic Studies, HSE University, State Academic University of Humanities, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Academy of Military Sciences of the Russian Federation
Position:
Advisor to Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia,
Associate Professor of the Faculty of World Politics of the Advanced National Security Studies Center of HSE University,
Associate Professor of the State Academic University of Humanities,
Associate Professor of the Faculty of World Politics of Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Professor of the Academy of Military Sciences of the Russian Federation
Expertise:
Arms control,
nuclear deterrence,
START Treaty
Missile Defense system

PhD in Military Sciences. Colonel General (retired).

Born on February 14, 1937.

In 1961, Viktor I. Yesin graduated from the Military Artillery Engineering Academy named after Felix E. Dzerzhinsky, and in 1983 from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the USSR named after Kliment E. Voroshilov. In 1959–1996, he served in the Strategic Missile Forces. In 1994–1996, he held the position of the Chief of the General Staff of the Strategic Missile Forces, the First Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Missile Forces. In 1996–2002, he worked in the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation: first in the Office of the Defense Council as the Head of the department, Deputy Chief of Staff, and then in the office of the Security Council as the Head of the Military Security Department. Viktor I. Yesin was awarded the Order of Military Merit (1995), the Order of the Red Star (1989), the Order of the Badge of Honor (1977), the Order of Solidarity of Cuba (2008) and the presidential insignia “For impeccable service XL years” (2007).

PIR Center Advisory Board Member since 2002.

Publications: 

  • Кокошин А.А., Балуевский Ю.Н., Есин В.И., Шляхтуров А.В. Вопросы эскалации и деэскалации кризисных ситуаций, вооруженных конфликтов и войн. М.: ЛЕНАНД, 2021. — 88 с.
  • Есин В.И. Ядерные силы КНР: состояние и перспективы развития // Россия и Америка в XXI веке. 2020. Выпуск № 2. 11 с. 
  • Есин В.И. Возможные последствия прекращения действия договора о РСМД // Россия и Америка в XXI веке. 2019. Спецвыпуск № S1. 20 с.
  • Есин В.И. Ядерные силы США и перспективы их развития // Россия и Америка в XXI веке. 2019. № 1. 12 с.
  • Есин В.И. Американская и российская системы противоракетной обороны и стратегическая стабильность // Вестник Московского университета. Серия 25: Международные отношения и мировая политика. 2017. Т. 9. № 4. С. 3-41. 
  • Есин В.И. Как преодолеть кризис режима контроля над ядерными вооружениями и не допустить актов ОМУ-терроризма? // Мировая экономика и международные отношения. 2017. Т. 61. № 12. С. 101–105. 

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