Words of gratitude to all of the PIR Center’s friends and partners for your warm Season’s Greetings

February 1, 2023

MOSCOW. FEBRUARY 1, 2023. PIR PRESS. «The PIR Center team appreciates the support, warm wishes, advice, and recommendations from all over the world. We are glad to continue cooperation and high-quality work together with our friends, partners, colleagues – both from Russia and abroad! Constructive dialogue, objectivity in discussions and openness are the main guarantees of security in the world», – Vladimir Orlov, MGIMO Professor, PIR Center Founder and Director.

Most recently, we celebrated the New Year and Christmas – holidays that are special in their meaning and atmosphere. During these warm holidays, the PIR Center and Trialogue Club International as a whole, as well as Dr. Vladimir Orlov personally, received official New Year’s cards, greetings, and congratulations. We were congratulated, among others, by:

Yifat Amedy, Minister-Counsellor of the Embassy of the State of Israel;  

Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United States of America;

Ikhtiar Aslanov, Head ofRegional Delegation for the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova, Trialogue Club International corporate member;

Liberato Bautista, President of Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO);

Andrey Belousov, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva (on Disarmament Affairs)

Gleb Efremov, Director General of the International Uranium Enrichment Center;

Alexander Fedorov, Associate Professor of the Department of Information Security, Faculty of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Control Systems, Moscow State Technical University named after N.E. Bauman, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Dmitry Feoktistov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Argentina, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Ruth Hetherington, Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator, ICRC Regional Delegation for the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova, Trialogue Club International corporate member;

Michael Kunzi, Trialogue Club International member;

Oleg Makarov, Director of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS);

Sergey Mursankov, Leading Specialist of the Information and Analytical Department of the Skolkovo Foundation, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Kadzumiti Nagaoka, Counselor of Political Section, Embassy of Japan, Trialogue Club International corporate member;

Bruno Russi, Former Swiss Defence Attaché in Moscow;

Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation;

Evgeny Satanovsky, President of the Institute of Middle East Studies, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Tatiana Shakleina, Head of Department of Applied International Analysis at MGIMO University, Honorary scientist of the Russian Federation;

Ali Soltanieh,Vienna International Institute for Middle East Studies (VIIMES) President, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Nikolai Spassky, Deputy Director General – Director of International relations Unit of State Atomic Energy Corporation «Rosatom»;

Georgy Toloraya, Vice Chairman of the Board of the National Committee for the Study of the BRICS (NCR BRICS), PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of MGIMO University, PIR Center Advisory Board corporate member;

Feodor Voitolovsky, Director at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, PIR Center Advisory Board member;

Sara Walsh, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to the Russian Federation, Trialogue Club International corporate member.

In addition, several congratulations were received from labor collectives and organizations in general. Among them:

ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.

«Disarmament» group of the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN office in Geneva;

Embassy of New Zealand in Russia;

Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in Russia;

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP);

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT);

MGIMO Endowment;

National Committee for BRICS research (NCR BRICS);

Scientific electronic library eLIBRARY.

PIR Center is convinced that our research work, analytical materials, training projects and educational events in 2023 will further contribute to strengthening global security, supporting young international specialists, developing scientific contacts and dialogue between representatives of expert communities from different countries .

We wish you all health, productivity and success in 2023!

Е3/TSU – 02/23