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Great Britain conducts its last nuclear test.
26.11.1991
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25.11.2020

“In this transitional period, further strengthening of the dialogue with external partners, in particular BRICS-Plus, is of paramount importance. The absence of the states of the Middle East and Southeast Asia in the “club” at present limits the potential for the formation of a BRICS partner network. Whereas the “club” has a generally strong membership, so far, none of the states of the Islamic world participates in BRICS. This creates a certain imbalance, even though the Muslim population makes up a significant share in two of the five BRICS countries (India and Russia)”, ‒ PIR Center's report on the prospects of BRICS enlargement from the point of view of international security and Russia's interests.

24.11.2020

On the November 16 the U.S. conducted a successful test of the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missile. The target of interceptor missile imitated an ICBM. The editorial board decided to talk to an expert about the way such test may influence strategic stability.  During the interview Oleg Krivolapov, research fellow of the Institute of USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told Nikita Degtyarev, Coordinatorof the PIR CenterInformation & Publications Program, about the influence of the SM-3 Block IIA test on strategic stability, threat to Russian strategic systems and the future of the U.S. antimissile system.

23.11.2020

“Today, feeling the amazing energy of the participants of the XX Anniversary School, of my colleagues and, of course, of those, who we call the PIR Center Community, I want to point out that we are moving in the right direction. Thanks to our common efforts, the PIR Center has crossed a quarter-century threshold and continues to be active, for what I want to express my special thanks to members of our “organized non-governmental community”, ‒ Vladimir Orlov, Founder and Director of the PIR Center.   

Conventional Arms Control in Europe – End of Regime or to be Continued?

Does Russia need a regime of conventional arms control in Europe? And if the answer is "yes", what should it look like?

New work of the authors that on the highest level are searching ways to break the stalemate on the conventional arms control in Europe is a must-read for understanding the difficulty and ambiguity of the issue in Russia.

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Contents


Intoduction


Cration of the CFE Treaty


The Paris Treaty of 1990


CFE corrections in 1991–1996


Adaptation of CFE


Strugle for the entry in force of Adapted Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty and Russian moratorium


CFE developents after the Russian moratorium. The essence of Russian approch


What next?


Conclusions


About authors


References

 

Full text of the Study Paper (in Russian)


PIR Center Study Papers: Russia and Global Security - is a periodical issued by PIR Center in Russian since 1996. Registered as mass media, ISSN 1605-7147.

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