Chronology

North Korea conducted its second underground nuclear test
25.05.2009
First batch of Russian nuclear fuel for Kudankulam NPP was delivered to India
25.05.2008
U.S. media report that the first nuclear artillery shell has been fired.
25.05.1953
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26.05.2022

On May 26, 2022, Director of  PIR Center Dr Vladimir A. Orlov will take part in the first meeting of the strategic planning group of the Global Alliance of Leaders for Nuclear Security and Nuclear-Weapons-Free World, which will be held in Vienna, Austria.

24.05.2022

On May 12, the 114th Extended Summer Session of the Trialogue Club International took place. It was dedicated to the topic “Assessing the State of Global Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime on the Eve of the NPT Review Conference”. This time tkeynote speaker of the Session was Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation H.E. Sergey A. Ryabkov who shared his view on why currently, even among the ongoing tensions, the nuclear nonproliferation dialogue was not only possible but necessary. 

21.05.2022

"The main thing, of course, is constant work, and in two directions. On the one hand, you need to constantly hone the skills that you have, especially in our specialty. You should never forget that if you know a language, it will always be at a high level. It needs to be constantly refreshed. This is on the one hand. On the other hand, you need to learn something new all the time. I'm used to the fact that you need to continuously immerse yourself in new things, new topics, new activities. This applies to both research and practical work. The Arab East and the Middle East provide a very wide field of action for self-realization, there is always an opportunity to learn something new, so human life is not enough for this. You need to leave a memory of yourself in the profession. Getting new knowledge, mastering something is very interesting and gives an incentive to life, without which it becomes boring," - Vitaliy Naumkin, director of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

17.05.2022

While most of the countries remain concentrated on the Ukrainian crisis, there is a possibility of another crisis at the different edge of Eurasia. The potential troublemaker is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and its nuclear missile program, which has somewhat revived in recent times.

The P5 process 2021-2022

 

PIR Center launched a special project to study the activities of "the P5 process" countries in 2021-2022. Within the framework of this project, we are interviewing various experts from the representatives of "the P5 process" to better understand the position of these countries in the field of nuclear nonproliferation and the possible results of the future 10th NPT Review Conference.

 

 

The Russian side is represented by Andrey Baklitskiy, a specialist in arms control, nuclear nonproliferation and international security, consultant at PIR Center.

Read the interview (in Russian).


 



The French side is represented by Emmanuelle Maitre, Research Fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (France).

Read the interview.

 


 

 

 

The Chinese side is represented by Tong Zhao, Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Read the interview.




 

The British side is represented by Emily Enright, Policy Fellow and Emerging Voices Network Coordinator of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC).

Read the interview.




 

The American side is represented by Jamie Kwong, the Stanton Pre-Doctoral Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Read the interview.

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