Scientific and practical seminars within the project

Within the project, scientific, practical and educational seminars are held on the history of negotiations in the field of Nonproliferation and arms control.

Seminar dedicated to the reports of the Service of the Foreign Intelligence of Russia on the non-proliferation of WMD and the extension of the NPT in 1993 and 1995, 02/24/2021

The seminar discussed the challenges to the non-proliferation regime in the XXI century, which are mentioned in the reports of the Service of the Foreign Intelligence, in particular, nuclear terrorism, the emergence of new nuclear states, the problem of creating a nuclear-weapon system in the Middle East.

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Seminar “Putsch. Orlov. An eyewitness. 3 days and 2 nights in the White House. 30 years later”, 26.08.2021

At this seminar, the director of the PIR Center, Vladimir Orlov, shared his memories of the events of August 1991, and also touched upon the issues of control over the nuclear arsenal after the collapse of the USSR, the transfer of nuclear weapons to Russia, as well as the transition of the nuclear briefcase from Gorbachev to Yeltsin.

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Expert seminar “30 years of Russian nuclear succession”, 23.12.2022

In December 2021, a seminar “30 years of Russian nuclear succession” was held, bringing together experts from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the USA.

The seminar discussed the political and legal consequences of the collapse of the USSR for the international nuclear nonproliferation regime, as well as little-known details of the withdrawal of Soviet nuclear weapons from the territory of the former Soviet republics.

The results of the seminar and the main theses are summed in Security Index Occasional Paper.

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Educational seminar at Vladimir, December 3-5, 2022

From December 3 to 5, 2022, an educational seminar was held within the framework of the project, which brought together 17 young international specialists from Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Japan and Switzerland, as well as project experts to discuss topical issues in the field of nonproliferation and arms control.

In addition, within the seminar, the V International Timerbaev Nuclear Debates were held, as well as the results of the competition for the best research work in the field of international security named after Gennady M. Evstafiev 2022 were summed up.

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