MOSCOW. November 16, 2021. PIR Press. “This Yaderny Kontrol number is special. It is published on the Day of the Rhinoceros – that’s what we call the birthday of our e-journal in the PIR Center: it was on this day in 1994 that its first issue of Nuclear Control was published” – editor of the electronic journal Yaderny Kontrol Sergey Semenov
A special issue of the project “Open Collar” with a veteran of Yaderny Kontrol, exclusive interviews and comments by diplomats and experts on the most acute topics from the world of nonproliferation: from the upcoming NPT Review Conference to AUKUS, the Middle East WMDFZ and the Chinese nuclear missile arsenal – these and other topics were touched upon and explored by our authors in the new issue of the electronic journal Yaderny Kontrol.
Mikhail Ulyanov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to International Organizations in Vienna, and Hannah Notte, Senior Researcher at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, commented on the Second Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Nuclear Non-proliferation zone in the Middle East and its impact on the 2022 NPT Review Conference.
“The main thing in the NPT is balance” – Gustavo Zlauvinen, Chairman of the X NPT Review Conference. Elena Zyulina and Sergey Semenov consider the Step-by-step approach of the Stockholm Initiative on Nuclear Disarmament aimed at strengthening the NPT.
Oleg Shakirov on the meanings of the Russian-American resolution on information security. “The main features of the new stage of the global discussion on information and communication technologies are the restoration of consensus, the expansion of the circle of participants, as well as the expectation of a concrete contribution to overcoming cyber threats.”
Is the time lost for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula? – Read the blog of Jeffrey Lewis, Director of the East Asia Program at the Center for Nonproliferation Research, James Martin.
The issue is available at the link. Since 2000, the subscription and archive of issues are available on the newsletter page.