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As the 9th Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference is scheduled to commence on April 27, 2015, the reality feeds mounting uncertainty about the longer-term trajectory on the Treaty’s implem

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09.05.2015

Implementation of the signed agreement might present a challenge for its parties, and particularly Russia, in certain important aspects. On a number of issues, Moscow seems to be more interested than its Eastern partner is. This could also be true for the paragraph on internationalization and democratization of the Internet governance mechanism, in which the official Russian approach has been embedded. Russia’s goal is to achieve transition of control over critical technical business processes (including the IANA and VeriSign functions related to management of the DNS Root Zone) under the jurisdiction of international bodies such as International Telecommunication Union.

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  • Position : Founder, Special Advisor, PIR Center
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Foreign policy of the Russian Federation
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - International security policy of the Russian Federation
    - Russian-European security relations
    - Russian foreign policy and the Middle East (including the Gulf region)
    - Nuclear nonproliferation issues in the Middle East. The establishment of NWFZ in the Middle East.
    - BRICS's perspectives on peace and security
    - Assessment of best international practices on fighting corruption 
  • Position : Consultant
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
  • Position : Chairman of the Executive Board
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
    - European security
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PIR Center President Vladimir Orlov took part in expert descussions among representatives of Russia, PRC, India and Brazil when the very cocept of the group was only being developed, and we have been closely fallowing the situation since. 

PIR Center analyses Russia's participation in BRICS formate and high-tech cooperation with its members (nuclear energy, informational technologies and use of outer space). PIR Center takes active part in drafting Russian strategy towards BRICS, our experts are members of National Committee on BRICS Research

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Iranian Nuclear Program: Russia’s Interests

On July 14, the Comprehensive agreement on Iranian nuclear program was reached between Tehran and P5+1. Follow our project to unravel the story of Iranian nuclear issue

International School on Global Security - 2015

The fifteenth International School on Global Security for Young Specialists took place on August 30 –September 6, 2015.

Shaping Russia's Agenda for BRICS

On July 8-10, 2015, Ufa hosted VII BRICS Summit. PIR Center project analyzes key economic and political issues on the BRICS agenda with a special focus on the global security.

PIR Center at the 2015 NPT Review Conference

IX Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons ended in New York on May 22, 2015 without adopting a final document

The latest issue of "CyberPulse" e-journal May-June, 2015

PIR Center, UNIDIR and GCSP joint seminar on cyber challenges, news on the global internet architecture reform at the ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires, Lawrence Strickling’s speech at the Meeting and much more

Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective

To produce a study on this topic, PIR Center and the Strategic Studies Network have convened a working group with the participation of experts from the P5+1 states and Iran’s regional neighbors.

A new issue of the Security Index journal was published

Under the cover: nuclear energy and infrastructure, "Islamic State", information society, shale revolution, cybersecurity in ASEAN and much more
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28.07.2015

“I’m glad to pass the baton to a new team today, the team who made this issue and is already preparing the next one.  A part of this team grew up within the PIR Center’s walls, and another is entirely new. At the head of this team stands Olga Mostinskaya – the new Editor-in-Chief of Security Index, whom I present with pleasure to our readers today, and to whom I wish creative motivation and insightful dialogue with our wonderful authors and demanding (which is great!) readers.” – Member of the Security Index Editorial Board Vladimir Orlov.

17.07.2015

«As to exchanges or deals on the issues not directly linked to the Iranian negotiations, my answer is negative. The United States did not propose us anything like that. Moreover, I do not believe that the United States could have done anything like that or we could have considered any deal like that», – Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.

14.07.2015

“The SCO can provide a soft regional security umbrella on the eastern and northern borders of Iran. It is not a military bloc, and there are no military commitments, but the high level of economic interdependence of the SCO countries does not allow the territory of any of its members to be used to threaten the security of other members”, – PIR Center Director Albert Zulkharneev.



 
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