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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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Chronology

The signing in Prague of the Protocol on Termination of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance signed in Warsaw on May 14, 1955 and its Extension Protocol signed in Warsaw on April 26, 1985.
01.07.1991
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is opened for signing.
01.07.1968
The PRC sets up the Second Corps of Artillery, the Chinese version of the Soviet Missile Forces.
01.07.1966

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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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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 March-April, 2015

“Global Internet Governance and International information Security” conference, cyberattack attribution, 6th Russian Forum on Internet Governance, seminar “Global Internet governance: key issues and goals in 2015” 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

“Global Security on the BRICS Agenda for 2015: from Fortaleza to Ufa”

The Conference was organized by the Center for Global Issues and International Organizations at the Russian Diplomatic Academy (Head of the Center – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov) in partnership with the National Committee on BRICS Research

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
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29.06.2015

Twenty-five years since the end of Cold War, the Greater Europe is split again. In the course of a year, things previously thought impossible, namely Ukrainian military conflict and mutual sanctions between the West and Russia, came to reality. Europe stands at the brink of a full-flagged crisis of the arms control system and faces growing military threats. Above all, the trust between the parties is lost, which impedes return to sustainable and effective dialogue on the security issues. What are the reasons of the existing situation and what needs to be done to cope with the crisis? Is European development feasible without Russia and vice versa?

18.06.2015

“Protection of critical infrastructure from cyber threats as the main target for attacks in a conflict is a key task for many states of the world. The scope of international cooperation in this field, suggested by new global threats including from non-governmental actors (e.g. terrorist groups),  is however limited due to uneven technical capacities and different understanding of ‘criticality’, as well as the current geopolitical situation,” – Alexandra Kulikova, PIR Center Program Coordinator “Global Internet Governance and International Information Security”, pointed out at the PIR Center, UNIDIR and GCSP joint seminar in Geneva. 

11.06.2015

On June 16-19, a series of seminars on key issues of global security will take place in Geneva.  The seminars are organized by the PIR Center’s European partner Centre russe d'études politiques in partnership with The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research,  Geneva Centre for Security Policy and other partner organizations



 
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