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Amid the civil war in Syria and the general potential for conflict in the Middle East in 2013, questions are being asked as to the effectiveness of international peacekeeping in this day and age. Ther

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IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution on Iran with a strong call to ensure compliance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and IAEA recommendations, including the suspension of construction of the facility near Qom
27.11.2009
The signing of the Agreement Establishing an International Science and Technology Center (by Russia, the U.S., Japan and Euroatom, and the European Economic Community).
27.11.1992
The U.S. adopts the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act (Nunn-Lugar Act), which provides for funding to facilitate elimination of Soviet nuclear and chemical weapons.
27.11.1991
The State Defense Committee of the USSR directed the People’ Commissariat for Non-Ferrous Metallurgy to start mining uranium ore in Tajikistan.
27.11.1942

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13.11.2014

Unlike with Bushehr 1 (wherein the 10-year contract on the procurement of Russian fuel ends in 2021), Russia will deliver all of the fuel for the eight future units.  Rosatom is also undertaking the obligation to take back the spent nuclear fuel. Thus, it will not be necessary for Iran to increase its enrichment capacity in order to provide itself with material for fuel for the NPP (one of the reasons why Iranians insisted on the further expansion of their nuclear program)

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  • Position : Director, PIR Center; Editor-in-Chief, Security Index Journal
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Nuclear energy sector
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Russian foreign policy
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - BRICS
  • Position : Program Director, International Information Security and Global Internet Governance
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
  • Position : Senior Vice President
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Nuclear safety
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
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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

Talks between Tehran and P5+1 were extended till July 1, 2015. Follow our project to unrevel the story of Iranian nuclear issue

The new format of "Yaderny Kontrol" electronic bulletin

We are glad to present to you the first issue of PIR Center’s information-analytical bulletin, Yaderny Kontrol, in an updated format

"Russia and nuclear nonproliferation agenda: towards the 2015 NPT review conference".

On October 4, 2014 PIR Center held the anniversary meeting of its Advisory Board on the topic "Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation Agenda: towards the 2015 NPT Review Conference."

The new issue of "Security Index" journal is PIR Center Alumni issue

Without exception, all articles and materials of this issue were written by staff members, members of the PIR Center Board, as well as graduates of PIR Center

PIR Center's 20th anniversary

On April 30, 2014 we turned 20. It was a long and interesting journey and we are grateful to all of our friends and partners who walked it along with us.

Brave New PIR: Turning the 20 Year Journey Into 2.0 Generation

A major interview of the PIR Center founder Vladimir Orlov to the “Security Index” journal on occasion of the 20th anniversary of the center

Events schedule

Date Event
03.12.2014 PIR Center Director takes part in a roundtable discussion organized by the International Luxemburg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe in Prague, The Czech Republic
28.11.2014 Director of the Program "International Information Security and Global Internet Governance" Oleg Demidov will deliver a report at the 17th Strategic Planning and Analysis Seminar held by Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva, Switzerland
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26.11.2014

“The postponement of the final agreement with Iran on its nuclear program is not a drama. It is a diplomatic inevitability. In order to polish this serious document – if we desire it to work and to not remain on paper like the agreement with North Korea, – more effort and political will is needed. This especially pertains to Washington, where the Obama administration faltered after the election in Congress. To at first promise Iranians the removal of sanctions and to then not follow through is not an option,” – PIR Center Director, Vladimir Orlov.

25.11.2014

“The west and Russia have made some efforts to avoid a spill-over to certain global threats and risks. However, this has remained somewhat inconsistent. Cooperation has been retained in countering terrorism, whereas Russia has suspended its participation in the preparation of the fourth nuclear security summit”, – Director of OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Dr. Pal Dunay.    

24.11.2014

«Your experience and knowledge will make a most valued contribution to the work of the Board, in its advisory capacity on disarmament issues and in its role as the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research», – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.




 
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